Music Sales Fell in 2013, Even as Streaming Revenue Increased

A 4 percent global decline is fueled by a steep dive in Japan, where digital has barely taken hold.


Media Decoder Blog: History Shadows an Upbeat Music Sales Forecast

For those who have seen the industry’s optimism dashed before, an upbeat report on Tuesday by its global trade body, the International Federation for the Phonographic Industry, brought hope and skepticism.