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Music 286: Introduction to the Music Business: Business of Music

Library resources about the Music Business

 Available at the Music and Dance Library, level four

Business Resources (Library Databases)


  • IBIS World has reports on industries like production studios, sheet music publishers, radio broadcasting, guitar manufacturing, intellectual property licensing, record stores, etc.
  • MarketLine is similar to IBIS World.
  • Statista has statistics on all sorts of topics, including music.
  • eMarketer is a good source for anything internet, mobile, or media. It has statistics on music sales, demographics, and especially the way people consume music online.
  • Mintel has in-depth market research, including a few reports on things like internet radio and music concerts. All from the perspective of the consumer rather than the artist.

Business Resources on the Web

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