ROME, 30 JAN – The Italian music industry is also growing abroad. What speaks for itself are the numbers and statistics, in terms of copyright, made available for the first time by SIAE and Italia Music Export: between 2018 and 2021 there was a 7.6% growth in revenue of copyright abroad. As the report underlines, a new generation of performers and authors, driven by the global success of Måneskin, is increasingly expanding the boundaries of our local music, together with great classics and Italian electronic music that increase the specific weight of our repertoire in the global market . 2021 was a year with growing revenues for the Italian recording industry internationally, a trend that continued also in the first half of 2022. This is also due to the success of the Måneskin: in the number 1 position as authors on streaming platforms at European level , but also leading the rankings of the best performing Italian authors at a global level and of the most listened to authors under 35 in the world. Looking only at streaming platforms, in Europe their “I Wanna Be Your Slave” and “Zitti e Buoni” conquer the first two places. Alongside the Roman band, many classics and milestones of euro dance, with the Eiffel 65 still among the most listened to in the world. Urban has also begun to look abroad. In the ranking of the most listened to Italian authors under 35 in the world, Rocco Hunt is in fourth place, Zef is in fifth place, followed by thasup, Charlie Charles, Mahmood, Capo Plaza, Sfera Ebbasta. “SIAE has been encouraging and supporting the development of the Italian music industry outside national borders for years, and for this reason it created Italia Music Export in 2017”, declares Matteo Fedeli, general manager of SIAE. “Italia Music Export has launched a work of vertical support to the Italian music industry – declares Nur Al Habash, operational director of the Italia Music Lab Foundation, a hub dedicated to supporting Italian music creators which also includes the export office -: more than 450 artists and more than 180 professional figures have received financial support for their activities abroad”. (HANDLE).
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