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  1. Placido Domingo Named IFPI Chairman

    July 26, 2011 12:00 PM EDT Legendary opera star Placido Domingo might have played a record 134 operatic roles in more than 3,500 career performances during his more than 40-year career. He may also have made more than 100 recordings of complete operas, plus arias, duets and ...

  2. 5 Things You Need To Know From The IFPI Industry Report

    April 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI’s 22-page “Recording Industry In Numbers 2010” report offers a great deal of information on global revenue trends, approaches for dealing with piracy and the business models of tomorrow. Here are five important takeaways: No bottom in sig ...

  3. Global Recorded Music Market Down 7.2%

    April 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Trade revenues for global recorded music market totaled $17.03 billion in 2009 according to the IFPI - a year-on-year decline of 7.2% . The trade group's annual "Recording Industry in Numbers" shows that physical sales were down 12. ...

  4. IFPI Warning On Spain, France, Brazil

    January 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST The IFPI has warned that music markets in Spain, France and Brazil are "suffering acutely" from piracy, as it issued its annual Digital Music Report for 2010. The music industry's global trade body had more positive news on digital ...

  5. Spain's Piracy Problem 'Getting Worse'

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spain continues to be the only territory in the world's Top 10 music markets that is also in the Top 10 of major music piracy offenders - and things are getting worse, not better. This is the conclusion of labels' body Promusicae, follow ...

  6. Physical, Digital Sales Combined For Spanish Chart

    January 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spain will from this week unify physical and digital tracks sales lists into a single chart, in line with the practice in many other countries, labels body Promusicae announced January 12. In addition, gold and platinum disc awards will now be the ...

  7. Healthy Digital Biz Needs Gov't, ISP Help, IFPI Says

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Led by single-track downloads, worldwide digital music sales reached $2.9 billion in 2007, up almost 40% from the previous year, according to a new publication issued by the IFPI. Digital formats now account for roughly 15% of the global music mar ...

  8. Global Market Shrinks By 5% In 2006, Says IFPI

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The global recorded music market in 2006 slipped by 5% year-on-year, according to new figures published by the IFPI. The combined market of physical and digital music dropped to $19.6 billion last year, down from $20.7 billion in 2005, the IFPI re ...

  9. German Downturn Slowing, Says IFPI

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The German recorded music market continued to contract in 2006. The national record business declined by 2.4% to a retail value of €1.706 billion ($2.27 billion), the German IFPI reported on Thursday. The figure includes VAT at 16%. Germany's ...

  10. Worldwide Anti-Piracy Conference Kicks Off

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IFPI maps out strategy on opening day. Court proceedings against illegal music downloaders and P2P file swappers will continue despite some improvements in global music piracy, said John Kennedy, president of the International Federation of the Ph ...

  11. Worldwide Anti-Piracy Conference Kicks Off

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IFPI maps out strategy on opening day. Court proceedings against illegal music downloaders and P2P file swappers will continue despite some improvements in global music piracy, said John Kennedy, president of the International Federation of the Ph ...

  12. Greek Authorities Destroy 4 Tons Of Pirate CDs

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Greek authorities and the local IFPI affiliate last week destroyed four tons of pirated CDs in Athens, Greece. The discs had been seized in more than 2,600 raids, which had been carried out over the p Greek authorities and the local IFPI affiliate ...

  13. Spanish Cops Bust Piracy Ring

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT IFPI: anti-piracy raid Spain's biggest. Spanish police have arrested 75 people and smashed a crime syndicate thought to be responsible for shifting more than one million illegal CD-Rs and DVD-Rs each month. Police seized 69 people on October ...

  14. An Accurate Sales Picture Requires Data On Digital

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Numerous articles appear weekly regarding the decline of the music business. The media utilizes Nielsen SoundScan's information and Billboard's charts as the primary barometers of our industry's healt Jordan Katz is co-president of ...

  15. First-Half World Sales Dip 6.3%, Digital Sales Triple

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital revenues on the rise. The global music industry recorded another downbeat tune in the first half of 2005 when total sales of physical recordings slumped 6.3% in value to $12.4 billion in retail value, and 6.6% in unit sales. The negative f ...

  16. Report: One Record In Three Is Fake

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A total of 1.2 billion pirated music discs were sold in 2004, accounting for 34% of all discs sold worldwide, according to a report unveiled June 23 by the International Federation of the Phonographic LONDON -- A total of 1.2 billion pirated music ...

  17. IFPI: 2004 Global Biz Flat

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The global music market in 2004 enjoyed its best performance in five years. Shipments of physical formats reached $33.6 billion, a 1.3% drop in value compared to 2003 figures, according to statistics The global music market in 2004 enjoyed its bes ...

  18. IFPI: 2004 Global Biz Flat

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The global music market in 2004 enjoyed its best performance in five years. Shipments of physical formats reached $33.6 billion, a 1.3% drop in value compared to 2003 figures, according to statistics The global music market in 2004 enjoyed its bes ...

  19. Digital Sales Reach $330M In 2004

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry today (Jan. 19) outlined the crucial gains it has made in the battle against digital piracy. The international recorded music industry today (Jan. 19) outlined the crucial gains it has made in the battle a ...

  20. Digital Sales Reach $330M In 2004

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry today (Jan. 19) outlined the crucial gains it has made in the battle against digital piracy. The international recorded music industry today (Jan. 19) outlined the crucial gains it has made in the battle a ...

  21. IFPI Greece Taps Theofanellis As GM

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Panos Theofanellis has been appointed GM of the Greek branch of the IFPI and president of the national record producers' collection society Grammo. Panos Theofanellis has been appointed GM of the Greek branch of the IFPI and president of the ...

  22. IFPI Loses Russian CD Plant Court Case

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has failed in its bid to prosecute a Russian optical disc manufacturer, which it claims was responsible for producing high volumes of c LONDON -- The International Federation of the ...

  23. IFPI: Record Biz Value Falls 1.3% In First Half

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New interim figures published today by the IFPI reveal a slowing in the rate of decline for global recorded music shipments. The estimated retail value of the worldwide industry in the first half of 2 New interim figures published today by the IFP ...

  24. IFPI: Record Biz Value Falls 1.3% In First Half

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New interim figures published today by the IFPI reveal a slowing in the rate of decline for global recorded music shipments. The estimated retail value of the worldwide industry in the first half of 2 New interim figures published today by the IFP ...

  25. Warner Greece MD Exits

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Panos Theofanellis has stepped down as Warner Greece MD and IFPI Greece president. His departure from both posts is effective Sept. 1. Panos Theofanellis has stepped down as Warner Greece MD and IFPI Greece president. His departure from both posts ...

  26. IFPI Plans Report On Global Music Piracy

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music industry trade body the IFPI will this week unveil its latest statistics on the trade in illegal music. LONDON -- Music industry trade body the IFPI will this week unveil its latest statistics on the trade in illegal music. The organization ...

  27. IFPI Greece GM Stamboulis To Exit

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ion Stamboulis, GM of the Greek branch of the IFPI, has resigned from his Athens-based post. A replacement has yet to be announced. Ion Stamboulis, GM of the Greek branch of the IFPI, has resigned from his Athens-based post. His departure is effec ...

  28. Greek Man Gets Three Months For Buying Pirate CDs

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Greek man has been sentenced to three months in prison for buying pirated CDs from a street vendor. The man, known as George S, was arrested May 13 after he purchased two counterfeit CDs from a pedd A Greek man has been sentenced to three months ...

  29. Greek Man Gets Three Months For Buying Pirate CDs

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Greek man has been sentenced to three months in prison for buying pirated CDs from a street vendor. The man, known as George S, was arrested May 13 after he purchased two counterfeit CDs from a pedd A Greek man has been sentenced to three months ...

  30. BPI Appoints General Counsel

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Taylor joins from IFPI to strengthen legal, anti-piracy. Taylor joins from IFPI to strengthen legal, anti-piracy. News Taylor ...

  31. Greece Biz Drops In 2003

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Recorded music shipments in Greece fell in value by 8.6% to €56 million ($69.5 million) in 2003, down from €61.3 million ($76 million) the previous year, according to the local IFPI affi Recorded music shipments in Greece fel ...

  32. Greece Biz Drops In 2003

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Recorded music shipments in Greece fell in value by 8.6% to €56 million ($69.5 million) in 2003, down from €61.3 million ($76 million) the previous year, according to the local IFPI affi Recorded music shipments in Greece fel ...

  33. Greek Awards Show Set For March 30

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The third annual Arion Greek Music Awards will be held on March 30 at the Nikea Weightlifting Centre in Athens. Organized again by commercial TV network Mega in collaboration with the local IFPI affil The third annual Arion Greek Music Awards will ...