PwC Entertainment and Media Outlook, Part 2: United States results

Yesterday we shared the top-down global overview from PwC’s Entertainment and Media Outlook. Today’s we’ll drill down into the report’s data specifically for the United States. The results point toward projected total entertainment and media revenue of $666.13 billion in 2017. Music revenue in the U.S. is projected to hit $18.3 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 5.596% for the report period. Continue Reading


PwC Entertainment and Media Outlook, Part 1: Global results

PwC has published its 18th Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2017-2021. The annual report offers intensive analysis of several entertainment industries around the world. For music, the outlook seems positive for a digital future, with streaming expected to be the top source of global revenue for the sector. If that prediction bears out, 2017 would be the first year when digital revenue will exceed physical sales on a worldwide scale. Today we’ll dive into the global data, and tomorrow will focus on just the U.S. analysis. Continue Reading