Promusicae

  1. Spain's Recorded Business Rises for the First Time in 13 Years

    July 16, 2014 1:32 PM EDT Streaming surge and releases by Enrique Iglesias, Pharell and others spark gains in the first half of 2014. Music revenue in Spain rose in the first half of 2014, combating a drop in sales of over 80% over the past 13 years. According to a report ...

  2. Bogota Brothers Burn Up Charts

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Cali & El Dandee target the U.S. after scoring hits in Latin markets. Scanning through iTunes' top 10 singles lists throughout Latin America and Spain during the past few months, one would invariably come across "Yo Te Esperare" ...

  3. Spanish Physical Sales Slide Continues

    July 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spain's digital music sales continue to grow and now represent 25.8% of all music sales, according to labels association Promusicae. But that growth was not enough to compensate a continuing slump in physical sales, which meant that first-hal ...

  4. Joaquin Sabina Scores Spain's Top-Selling Album

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Only three albums sold more than 100,000 units in Spain in 2009, according to figures released by labels' association Promusicae. They were "Vinagre Y Rosas" (150,000) by singer-songwriter Joaquin Sabina (Sony Music), "Antes De ...

  5. Spanish Music Biz In Anti-Piracy Protests

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spain's music industry has united in protest to demand greater legislative protection against piracy and illegal P2P file swapping. Earlier today (Dec. 1), hundreds of Spanish music sector artists and workers protested outside the Madrid-base ...

  6. 200 Spanish File-Sharing Sites Identified

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The names of 200 Web sites that offer links to illegal downloads in Spain are to be given to the Spanish industry ministry as the first major move in the fight against online music piracy, it was announced in Madrid today (Oct. 19) at the presenta ...

  7. Spanish Market Slumps 30.5%

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish music sales crashed 30.5% in retail terms in the first half of 2009, the leading labels' association Promusicae revealed today (Sept 16), acknowledging that "the Spanish music industry is facing the worst situation it has known d ...

  8. Spanish Man Behind P2P Site Jailed

    April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A Spanish court has sentenced a 22-year-old man to six months in jail for operating an illegal file-sharing Web site. The verdict coincides with the April 7 appointment of new Spanish culture minister Ángeles Gónzalez-Sinde, who has voiced her str ...

  9. Gold Discs Presented To Spanish Acts

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST Thirty of Spain's top-selling Spanish artists in 2008 received their gold disc awards at the inaugural Night of Music party organised by labels' association Promusicae. The Night of Music in a central Madrid venue replaced the Premios Am ...

  10. Plug Pulled On Spain's Weblisten

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spanish labels have won a lengthy campaign to close the country's oldest download site, weblisten.com. The service, which claimed 300,000 titles, shuttered its operations after a May 31 Madrid court d MADRID -- Spanish labels have won a lengt ...

  11. Plug Pulled On Spain's Weblisten

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spanish labels have won a lengthy campaign to close the country's oldest download site, weblisten.com. The service, which claimed 300,000 titles, shuttered its operations after a May 31 Madrid court d Spanish labels have won a lengthy campaig ...

  12. Plug Pulled On Spain's Weblisten

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Spanish labels have won a lengthy campaign to close the country's oldest download site, weblisten.com. The service, which claimed 300,000 titles, shuttered its operations after a May 31 Madrid court d Spanish labels have won a lengthy campaig ...