The overall value of the German recorded music industry ticked 1.8% from its total size in 2013 and increasing its lead over the UK market that it first gained in 2011. The data, compiled by the Federal Association of the Music Industry (BVMI)market research company GfK Entertainment, showed that the German market had a total size in 2014 of €1.48bn. Physical product still accounted for the lion's share of sales, with CDs and vinyl generating approximately 75% of all revenues in Germany last year, with a slow decline of just 1% from 2013. Digital music in Germany grew as well...

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