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Washington, D.C. (March 5, 2021) Today, ten music groups unveiled an updated version of their interactive website, 50 States of Music. Click here for more details.

50 States of Music

March 5, 2021 | Uncategorized

RIAA published an updated “50 States of Music” website. The improved version updates economic impact data of the music industry on U.S. GDP, jobs supported, and the number of music-related establishments based on the recent study from Economists Inc.

Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2021) Today, RIAA Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier issued the following statement on the confirmation of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce…

United States recorded music revenues grew 9.2% in 2020 to $12.2 billion at estimated retail value. This is the fifth consecutive year of growth for the industry, as paid subscription services continued to be the primary driver of revenue increases, and reached a record number of subscriptions.

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Ted Deutch

February 24, 2021 | Music Notes Blog

Welcome back to Capitol Hill Mixtape! We are very grateful to be kicking off our 2021 season with a longtime friend of the music industry, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL-22). 

RIAA's January 2021 Gold & Platinum Awards

February 12, 2021 | Gold & Platinum

See all January 2021 Awards here.

New Report: How Music Powers the American Economy

February 9, 2021 | Press Statements

Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2021) A new report released today by economists Robert Stoner and Jéssica Dutra of Economists, Inc. provides the latest look at the music industry’s contribution to the U.S. economy. See here for details.

RIAA Statement on the Passing of Motown Icon Mary Wilson

February 9, 2021 | Press Statements

“Mary was a force of nature,” said RIAA Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier. “She never stopped pushing for what she thought was right and would not shy away from a worthy fight. And she made a difference – securing fair treatment for generations of classic artists and paving the way for tomorrow’s stars.”

Digital Creators Coalition Launches New Website

January 22, 2021 | Press Statements

Washington, D.C. (January 22, 2021) Today, the Digital Creators Coalition (DCC), a broad and diverse group of associations, companies and organizations united in actively advocating for strong protections for our creative communities, launched its inaugural website.

Washington, D. C. (January 15, 2021) Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier made the following statement today in response to USTR 2020 Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy report…