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Italy's 2010 Music Sales Drops Slightly to $234 Million, Offset by Strong Digital Revenues
February 23, 2011 4:02 PM EST
Italy's recording association, FIMI, just released its year-end sales figures for 2010. While overall numbers are down 4% from 2009, digital sales jumped 10% year-over-year.
Italy's Fastweb Launches Subscription Service
December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST
The telco has partnered with labels on a digital offer for downloads and unlimited streaming.
Italian Collecting Society Prez Quits
December 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST
Giorgio Assumma has stepped down at Italian authors' and publishers' collecting society SIAE.
Amazon Opens In Italy
November 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST
The Italian site is not yet offering MP3s or releases from Italian labels.
Controversial Songs Dropped From Sanremo
November 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT
The choice of two songs to mark the 150th anniversary of Italian unification sparked a poltical row.
Italian Biz Slumps
October 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT
The total financial worth of the Italian music industry declined by 9% in 2009, according to a new report.
Italian Radio Ends Boycott Of New Domestic Tracks
September 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT
Commercial radio networks appear to have backed down following their dispute with collecting society SCF.
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