The music industry in France

To celebrate the 2015 Victoires de la Musique awards, gives you a run-down of the figures for the French music industry.


    In 2013: the music industry picked up by
  +2.3%: after 10 years of decline (-62% between 2003 and 2012) the music industry has picked up and reached €603 million (2013)

    70% of online music consumers have listened to a track via streaming in the last month. Within the digital market (+1.1%), revenue from streaming now exceeds that from download purchases.
    The music industry represents 240,874 jobs in France

    Music and the French

    99% of French people listen to music, on average 2h 25min per day
    3 out of 4 French people could not live without it
    6 out of 10 French people go to a concert or a festival at least once a year

    Festivals in 2013

    1,425 contemporary music festivals were held in 2013:
    -          726 in summer
    -          357 in spring
    -          254 in autumn
    5 regions account for 50% of festivals: Ile-de-France, Rhône-Alpes, Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur, Brittany and Midi-Pyrénées. But festivals of all genres take place across the entire country: in major urban areas and less densely populated areas alike.
    110 this year! The Filets Bleus traditional music festival held in Brittany is the longest running festival!

            Export champions     

    David Guetta:   2.3 million copies sold worldwide.
    Indila: 160,800 copies of the young artist's album 'Mini World' sold worldwide
    Woodkid: 148,600 copies of 'The Golden Age' album sold internationally

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