Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers

  1. Music Sales In Argentina Continue To Decline, Digital Rising

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Despite the implementation of several measures meant to spur CD sales, music sales in Argentina dipped for the second consecutive year, with 13.6 million units sold in 2009 compared to 16 million sold in 2008, a 14.9% drop. Conversely, sales of di ...

  2. Argentina Extends Copyright Term

    December 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Argentina has extended the term of protection on sound recordings from 50 to 70 years. The move, which will benefit labels and performers, was announced at the "Tango National Day" celebrations in Buenos Aires when the modification to Ar ...

  3. Argentina's CAPIF Staging 'Record Store Night'

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to breathe new life into the concept of record stores as a gathering place for music lovers, Argentina's Chamber of Record Producers (CAPIF) is organizing its first "Record Store Night." During the event, taking place O ...

  4. Two More Argentine File-Sharing Sites Shuttered

    July 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of the closure of Argentine file-sharing site Qsound , international labels body IFPI announced the shutdown of two more sites in Argentina. Zona-mp3.com.ar, which had nearly 11,000 users and more than 2,000 postings of mostly local r ...

  5. Argentina's Sales Fall Sharply

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The decline in physical music sales in Argentina has sharpened, with labels body CAPIF reporting a decrease from 6.3 million units in the period between January and May 2008 to just below 4.3 million units during the same period this year. Physica ...

  6. Latin Briefs: Pepe Aguilar, Qsound

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Contemporary mariachi star Pepe Aguilar is launching his own clothing label, The Pepe Aguilar Signature Line, beginning with men’s shoes and boots and branching into women’s shoes, clothing and accessories. The shoes will be sold initially throug ...

  7. Argentinian Indies Team For 'Discos' Project

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to promote independent music and independent music production in Argentina, the country's Chamber of Music and Video Producers (CAPIF) has joined with the Nacional System of Public Media (SNMP) in an initiative dubbed "Argen ...

  8. Argentina Bucks Trend, CD Sales Grow

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT While record sales virtually all around the world continue to decline, in Argentina they continue to grow. According to Argentina's Chamber of Record and Video Producers (CAPIF), Argentine CD sales grew by 3.82% for the first quarter of 2008 ...

  9. Argentina Sales Spike

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Music sales in Argentina, the world's 34th largest market (and Latin America's third), jumped for the year ending December 2007. According to figures released by Argentina's record industry association, CAPIF, a total of 18.1 millio ...

  10. IFPI Denmark Revamps Certification Levels

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Danish arm of IFPI has adjusted its certification criteria for gold and platinum albums, singles and music videos/DVDs in a move which reflects falling physical sales levels and the legitimization of digital formats. The labels body says the m ...