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Low December sales

Publisert: 01/11/2011 av Tomas Lauvland Pettersen


Music sales continue its downward spiral on the domestic market in December.

The latest sales figures from IFPI Norway, including physical and digital units, indicate an 33% drop in music sales on the domestic market in August 2010 compared to the preceding year.

The number of physical units shifted are down 48% compared to August 2009, while sales of digital downloads and streams rose with 79% in the same time frame. Revenue generated by streams grew a whopping 324% from dec. 2009.

National repertoire held a 48% stake of the market, international repertoire equally so while sales of classical music ended at 4% of the total market.

Total accumulated sales in 2010 amount to 6,8m physical units resulting in a NOK 360m turnover. Digital downloads and revenue from streaming services amount to a NOK 143m turnover.

This represents a loss of 15% in value so far this year.

These were the market shares in Dec. 2010:

Universal 31,2%

Sony Music 23,2%

Warner 15,3%

EMI 11,2%

MO 7,4%

Playground 4,7%

Mudi 3,1%

Bare Bra Musikk/Tylden 2,6%

VME 1,4

Cosmos Music Group 0%

Related companies:

IFPI Norway (Organizations)

Norwegian Independent Record Producers Assoc., NIRPA (Organizations)

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