MI2N
Music Industry News Network
THURSDAY, JULY 30TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Business News (more headlines) 03-29-2014

GEMA Posts Positive Result For 2013

Bookmark and Share

2013 was a successful fiscal year for GEMA bringing in around €852.4 million in revenue for copyright holders around the world. This marked a 3.9 percent or €32.2 million increase on the previous year. One reason for the increase was the new rates schedules that GEMA agreed with broadcasters and that apply retrospectively from January 1, 2009.

In 2013 the operative cost rate fell by 3.2 percent to 14.9 percent (2012: 15.4 percent).

GEMA also made several strategic investments last year to better fulfil its task of managing copyrights on behalf of composers and lyricists, and of providing an important prerequisite for the success of their creative work, both now and in the future. The general cost rate of 15.6 percent in 2012 increased slightly by a proportion of 1.9 percent to 15.9 percent in 2013.

Both positive and negative developments could be seen in GEMA's different sources of income, and these reflected general developments in the music industry.

Overview of GEMA'S most important sources of revenue

Recordings
For several years now, there has been a decline in business in traditional recording media and an increasing tendency to use music online. That trend remained in place in 2013, with income from the recordings business continuing its sharp decline. In the last business year, revenue from this source totaled around €110.4 million. Compared with the previous year, this constitutes a reduction of €6.6 million or 5.6 percent. (2012: €117.0 million, 2011: €126.6 million, 2010: €161.5 million, 2009: €164.5 million, 2008: €171.6 million).

Online
GEMA's online business developed positively in 2013. Compared to last year, total revenue increased by €9.5 million, or 56.2 percent, to a total of €26.4 million. The reasons for this were new contracts and a general increase in invoicing volume as a result of higher demand for online services such as downloads and streaming. (2012: €16.9 million, 2011: €21.2 million, 2010: €13.3 million, 2009: €10.6 million, 2008: €7.3 million).

Radio and television
Thanks to the conclusion of contract negotiations with German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF on tariffs from 2009 onwards, GEMA was able to generate total revenue of €292.2 million from radio and television. This constitutes an increase of €31.4 million or 12 percent compared to the previous year (2012: €260.8 million, 2011: €257.4 million, 2010: €257.1 million, 2009: €283 million, 2008: €237.5 million).

Regional offices
Proceeds from the regional offices remain high. In 2013, these posted a significant increase in income once again, improving by €3.2 million, or one percent, compared to the previous year, to a total of €326.6 million. With this result, the regional offices remain GEMA's most important source of income, as has been the case for several years now. (2012: €323.4 million, 2011: €312.0 million, 2010: €299.1 million, 2009: €294.6 million, 2008: €286.1 million).

The share of mandates for collection on total income amounted to €162.1 million.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

International R&B/Soul Artist Devon Howard Goes Back To Classic R&B With New CD 'Return To Love'

IES Rock Honors Set To Induct Icons Lemmy & Motorhead, Slash, The Ramones & The Runaways

Gypsy Funk, Twenty-Seven Songs And A Bucket

Mirage Box Release Follow Up Single Last Beautiful Woman

825 Records Releases Kerchief's Debut Album "Machines And Animals"

I E S 1 5 - The Indie Entertainment Summit For 2015 Is All Set For August 5-8 In L.A.


SplashFlood Launches New Talent-Based App To Help Artists Promote Their Music

Number 1 iTunes World Artist Breaks The New Age Barrier



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» RMLC Voluntarily Withdraws Its Antitrust Lawsuit Against SESAC
» The Future Of Music Is The Experience
» Blachawk Records Signs Pop Artist Ravoshia
» Rap Duo Conceptz Two In A Row On Billboard Charts
» New York’s Radiotheatre Comes To Seattle’s Puget Sound FM
» Peggy Still Johnson, Brian Hudson And Steve Sidman Named Advisors Of Georgia Music Partners
» Universal Music Publishing Group Announces Major New Features In Royalty Window Online Account Portal
» City Parks Foundation Presents Summerstage 30th Anniversary Season
» AMSS 'JAYMEL' BRINGS SUMMER VIBES TO INDIA'S MORIOR INVICTUS
» Mocean Worker, Ursula 1000 Sign With Superior Music Publishing


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» New Island Entertainment Presents A F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza At Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Booking (Snow Mountain), DDC, NAMM Musikmesse Russia And NMS
» 365 Days From Dusk Till Dawn: DDC 1 Year Anniversary Program
» The Challenges Of Learning How To Play Drums
» Blue Note Entertainment Group Further Expands East With New Venue In Beijing
» From North Korea To NYC - Shanghai DJ B.O Spins Libation & Leftfield
» Bay Area Chinese Music Association Presents Second Hand Rose West Coast Show
» Cooking Vinyl's Martin Goldschmidt Calls For Direct Tax Breaks For Music
» Strong Opportunities For International Tech Manufacturers Among Chinese Consumers
» New Island Entertainment Presents Second Hand Rose @ New York's Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Tours, Signing, NYCxDesign And Planetrox
» Award-Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.