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Tuesday, May 7 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
The Landscape of the Music Industry in the US and Across the World

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In this presentation, David Price, Director of Insight and Analysis at IFPI, and Josh Friedlander, SVP of Strategic Data Analysis at RIAA, will present and discuss the latest revenue trends in the music industry. In April 2019, IFPI published the Global Music Report, the definitive source of revenue data for the worldwide music industry, and analysis will focus on fresh data and analysis from this report and from the RIAA. Josh will show how far audio streaming – particularly paid subscriptions – has transformed the U.S. music market in recent years. David will move this analysis to the global landscape: is audio streaming a solution for the music industry across the world? How does the industry in the U.S. differ from neighbours like Canada and Mexico? And what’s the potential of success in countries like China, India, and Russia – and how can record companies and artists best capitalize on those prospects?

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Joshua P. Friedlander

SVP Research & Economics, RIAA
Joshua P. Friedlander is the Senior Vice President of Research and Economics at the RIAA. He joined the RIAA in 2005, and is responsible for data analysis and market research at the trade organization. The results of his work are frequently used as standard measures of the US music... Read More →
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David Price

Director of Insight & Analysis, IFPI
David Price is the Director of Insight & Analysis at IFPI, where he leads his team in researching and analyzing the recorded music market, developments in music piracy, and the changing habits of music listeners. His team also examines market trends, changing consumer habits, and... Read More →

Tuesday May 7, 2019 5:00pm - 5:50pm CDT
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