French digital music market shrinks by 1.9% in 2009 - study

Tuesday 26 January 2010 | 10:26 CET | News
France's digital music market contracted by 1.9 percent to EUR 75.8 million in 2009 from EUR 77.2 million in 2008, and accounted for 12.9 percent of music publishers' overall revenues, compared to EUR 12.7 percent in 2008, according to French music publishers' association SNEP. After four years of annual growth, the digital music market was down by 17.8 percent in the first half of 2009, but up by 9.2 percent in the second half. France's overall music market fell by 3.2 percent to EUR 587.8 million. Revenues from internet downloads rose by 56 percent to EUR 38.3 million in 2009, versus EUR

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