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Revenues for Latin music in the U.S. grew 37% to $407 million in the first half of 2021 (1H 2021), continuing their recovery. Latin music’s growth outpaced that of overall U.S. music revenues, growing in share to 5.8%.

RIAA 2021 Mid-Year Music Industry Revenue Report

September 13, 2021 | News Articles

Recorded music revenues in the U.S. grew 27% in the first half of 2021 versus the prior year, from $5.6 to $7.1 billion at retail value.

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Dan Kildee

April 1, 2021 | Music Notes Blog

Capitol Hill Mixtape returns this month with our interview of Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI-5) who represents his hometown of Flint, Michigan.

50 States of Music

March 5, 2021 | Uncategorized

RIAA published an updated “50 States of Music” website. The improved version updates economic impact data of the music industry on U.S. GDP, jobs supported, and the number of music-related establishments based on the recent study from Economists Inc.

In 2019, revenues from Latin music in the U.S. grew 28% to $554 million, compared with 13% for the overall market.

“As you navigate the difficult path to providing necessary aid to distinct sectors of our economy, we ask that you specifically address the unique nature of our work…”

Continued strong growth to more than 60 million paid subscriptions drove the U.S. music industry to its fourth consecutive year of double digit growth.

RIAA's September 2019 Gold & Platinum Awards

October 11, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

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By Mitch Glazier, Richard James Burgess, Susan Genco and Jordan Bromley.

Whether it’s two-part harmony or a 100-member orchestra, some of the greatest music happens when people come together.