Association of the German Music Industry

  1. Germany’s Recorded Music Biz Reports Rare Growth In First Half

    August 19, 2013 6:58 AM EDT It’s been a long, painful slide but Germany’s record business is finally showing signs of growth. First-half revenue from physical and digital music formats rose to a total value of €660 million ($881 million), up 1.5% compared to the first-half ...

  2. German Music Sales Stabilized in 2011

    January 18, 2012 11:34 AM EST CDs still are the backbone of the German music business, with only a slight sales decrease of 2.2 percent in 2011. National productions showed a drop of 0.6 percent, while international productions fell 5.3 percent. This was reported today by the ...

  3. Germany's 2011 Music Sales: Adele, Udo Lindenberg, Shakira Top Charts

    January 13, 2012 8:55 AM EST Adele, was the most successful international act in the German album charts in 2011. The British singer's album "21" (Indigo) spent 49 weeks in the top 100 rankings and 39 weeks in the top five, going five times platinum after reach ...

  4. Popkomm 2009 Canceled

    June 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The German music fair and conference Popkomm will not be taking place this year, it has been confirmed. Popkomm was originally to take place on September 16 to 18 at a new venue - Station Berlin - with substantially lower prices. "Amid contin ...