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In 2017 revenues from recorded music in the United States increased 16.5% at estimated retail value to $8.7 billion, continuing the growth from the previous year.
Revenues from Latin music in the United States for the first half of 2017 were $115 million...

RIAA Mid-Year 2017 Music Industry Revenue Report

September 20, 2017 | RIAA News

Halfway through 2017, the dynamic American music business continued to see progress as revenue grew 17% at retail to $4.0 billion.
Revenues from Latin music in the United States grew 3% to $176 million in 2016, the first growth in Latin music since the market’s high point in 2005.
2016 was a year of significant progress for the American music business.
The first half of 2016 signaled positive gains for the U.S. music industry as the growth in streaming revenues more than offset the declines in physical sales (CDs, etc) and digital download sales.

The RIAA Revenue and Shipment Database is Back!

May 5, 2016 | Music Notes Blog

Thank you to everyone for their patience as we have updated the RIAA Revenue and Shipments online database.

Vinyl (Still) Rocks \m/

March 23, 2016 | Music Notes Blog

Now that our 2015 sales numbers are out, there is one category that continues to befuddle even the most astute industry observers: vinyl (in a good way, of course).
RIAA’s 2015 year-end music sales & shipments report is now published with a unique and comprehensive look at the state of the U.S. music business.
ICYMI Music Business Worldwide recently published a blog by our Josh Friedlander, SVP, Strategic Data Analysis.