FIMI

  1. Italian, French Music Revenues Up for First Time in Over 10 Years

    February 06, 2014 10:40 AM EST For the first time in over a decade of year-on-year decline, recorded music revenues in France and Italy both grew in 2013. Fueled by strong growth in digital, in particular streaming services, recorded music revenues in Italy rose 4% last year to ...

  2. Italy's 2010 Music Sales Drops Slightly to $234 Million, Offset by Strong Digital Revenues

    February 23, 2011 4:02 PM EST FIMI, the Italian recording industry association, just announced its sales figures for 2010. The €170 million (about $234 million) in overall sales for 2010 represents a relatively small drop of less than 4% from 2009's €176 million total ($2 ...

  3. Italian Indies Call For Radio Boycott

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Audiocoop, one of several bodies representing Italy's indies, has called on radio listeners to stage a one-day boycott of major stations that do not give "enough space to indie and new music." Giordano Sangiorgi, Audiocoop's pr ...

  4. Italy's Sanremo Line-Up Confirmed

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Organizers have unveiled the line-up for the 56th annual edition of Italy's Sanremo Festival, which will run from Feb. 27 to March 4. The song contest will be divided into four separate sections: men, Organizers have unveiled the line-up for ...

  5. Italy's FIMI Elects Mazza As Pres

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Italian industry association FIMI has elected Enzo Mazza as its new president during an assembly this morning (May 31) in Milan. At the same time, the trade body appointed a new governing committee. Italian industry association FIMI has elected En ...

  6. Italian DJ Handed $1.82M Piracy Fine

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Police seized 2,000 MP3s from club. An Italian DJ, whose identity was not revealed, has been fined a record €1.4 million ($1.82 million) by the Italian Fiscal Police of Rieti for playing allegedly pirated material in a nightclub. The IFPI, which d ...

  7. Italian DJ Handed $1.82M Piracy Fine

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Police seized 2,000 MP3s from club. An Italian DJ, whose identity was not revealed, has been fined a record €1.4 million ($1.82 million) by the Italian Fiscal Police of Rieti for playing allegedly pirated material in a nightclub. The IFPI, which d ...

  8. FIMI, RAI Reach Terms On Sanremo Fest

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italian industry body FIMI and state-owned television network RAI have signed a four-year agreement for the Sanremo Festival. As a result of the arrangement, members of FIMI will attend the 2005 editi Italian industry body FIMI and state-owned tel ...

  9. Italian Record Biz Down 7.69% in Value in 2003

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The value of recorded music shipments in Italy in 2003 fell 7.69% from the previous year to €314 million ($392 million), according to new figures from Italian industry body FIMI. Volume fell 7. The value of recorded music shipments in I ...