'Pandemic Recovery in Live is Slow, Digital Collections Bolster

Live is Slow, Digital Collections Bolster

Still, in

its annual report for 2021, CISAC has found music collections for its worldwide membership are still

1% from pre-pandemic

levels as live and public performance income struggles to regain footing

Japan in

particular has become a thought leader in pandemic recovery, offering its citizens discounts, coupons and

This, CISAC

says, helped the return of large scale festivals like Fuji Rock and Summer Sonic

In South

America, major festivals and tours like Rock in Rio and Lollapalooza are also expected to

Though in-person

events were reported as off to a slow start for 2021, streaming and digital music income

” His comments

come just after Apple Music announced that it was raising its subscription price, as did

More price

hikes for music streaming subscriptions are expected in the coming months with some eyeing Spotify’

Another concern

flagged by CISAC leadership: data management or “metadata

This can

stem from ignorance on the part of composers, honest mistakes and typos, or incomplete information

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