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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Music Publishers


Overview of the U.S. Music Publishers Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Music Publishers: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Music Publishers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Licensing Of Rights To Use Musical Compositions

Licensing Of Rights To Use Musical Compositions - In Broadcast Performances (I.E., Broadcast Performance Rights)

Licensing Of Rights To Use Musical Compositions - In Public Performances, Excluding Broadcast (I.E., Performance Rights, Excludi

Licensing Of Rights To Use Musical Compositions - To Reproduce And Distribute Recordings (I.E., Mechanical Rights)

Licensing Of Rights To Use Musical Compositions - In Television Programs (I.E., Television Synchronization Rights)

Print Music

Print Music - Music Books

Print Music - Sheet Music, Folios, And Electronic Musical Text

Administration Of Copyrights For Others

Audiovisual Works Sold Directly To The Consumer

All Other Receipts



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Music Publishers by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Music Publishers company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Music Publishers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Music Publishers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 11%

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Top Executives 6%
Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers 6%
General and Operations Managers6%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 10%
Business Operations Specialists 7%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 40%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 7%
Media and Communication Workers 5%
Media and Communication Equipment Workers 25%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators 23%
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 7%
Sound Engineering Technicians 16%
Sales and Related Occupations 7%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 23%
Information and Record Clerks 5%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 5%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 5%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Music Publishers Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • Associated Production Music trademarks "ENDGAME" - Pre-recorded compact discs and downloadable musical recordings - 01/04/2016




  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Universal Music-MGB NA
    Firstcom Music

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Radiohead Publisher Issues Statement Refuting Lana Del Rey Lawsuit - "As Radiohead's music publisher, it's true that we’ve been in discussions since August of last year with Lana Del Rey's representatives," the statement read. "It's clear that the verses of 'Get Free' use musical elements found in the verses of 'Creep ... (01/10/2018)
    • Radiohead Haven’t Actually Sued Lana Del Rey, Publishers Say - Radiohead‘s music publishers Warner/Chappell have denied the existence of a lawsuit against Lana Del Rey, after the singer claimed the English band was suing her for allegedly copying elements of their 1992 hit ‘Creep’. Del Rey told fans earlier this ... (01/10/2018)
    • Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) Names Marni Condro SVP/Film & Television - UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP (UMPG) has appointed MARNI CONDRO SVP/Film & Television creative synchronization for the U.S., effective immediately. She will oversee all creative placements of the company’s music catalog in film, trailers, television ... (01/10/2018)
    • Radiohead's music publisher denies lawsuit claims - Radiohead’s music publisher Warner/Chappell issue statement to report there is no lawsuit against Lana Del Rey over Get Free/Creep similarities Radiohead’s music publisher Warner/Chappell has issued a statement denying the existence of a lawsuit ... (01/10/2018)
    • Music publishing market insights shared in detailed report - name=344743. This is a Professional and in-depth market research on the current state of the Global Music Publishing industry. The Global Music Publishing market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive ... (01/10/2018)
    • Radiohead’s Publisher Says They Haven’t Actually Sued Lana Del Rey Over ‘Get Free’ - She even said that this legal drama could force her to cut the song from the album. As far as Radiohead’s publisher Warner/Chappell Music is concerned, however, this drama hasn’t actually gotten legal yet. In a statement received by Variety ... (01/10/2018)
    • Universal Music Publishing Group Names Marni Condro SVP of Film & Television - Universal Music Publishing Group has named Marni Condro to senior VP of film & television creative synchronization for the U.S., effective immediately. In her new role, Condro will oversee placements of the company’s music catalog in film, trailers ... (01/09/2018)
    • Go ahead, upload that song — Facebook reaches deal with Sony/ATV Music - On Monday, January 8, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Facebook announced a deal that allows musicians to earn royalties from music shared on the social network. The agreement means users can freely share songs from the label, and is the second deal of its ... (01/09/2018)
    • Radiohead’s Publisher Denies Lana Del Rey’s Claims in ‘Creep’ Copyright Dispute - While Radiohead has not commented directly, Variety received a statement from the band’s publisher, Warner/Chappell Music. “As Radiohead’s music publisher, it’s true that we’ve been in discussions since August of last year with Lana Del Rey’s ... (01/09/2018)
    • Radiohead Publisher Confirms Negotiations With Lana Del Rey Representatives in “Creep” Dispute - A spokesman for Radiohead’s publisher Warner/Chappell Music has acknowledged that the publishers have “been in discussions” with Lana Del Rey’s representatives about her 2017 song “Get Free” over its alleged compositional similarities to ... (01/09/2018)


    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $204,144 on Music Publishers. It has awarded 34 contracts to 14 companies, with an average value of $14,582 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount





    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Music publishers, Music, sheet, publishers and printing combined, Song publishers, Sheet music publishers, Sheet music publishers and printing combined, Music book (i.e., bound sheet music) publishers and printing combined, Publishers, music, Music copyright authorizing use, Song publishers and printing combined, Music copyright buying and licensing, bound sheet music) publishers, etc.



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