Market Access Guide on the Netherlands’ Music Market to advance the 2020 Focus on the Netherlands

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Music and the Arts (CAAMA), in association with Canadian Music Week, is facilitating access for for Canadian artists, entrepreneurs and music companies to do business with music companies and market specialists from the Netherlands.

To advance the upcoming Focus on the Netherlands, and to support market entry, CAAMA is producing a MARKET ACCESS GUIDE TO THE NETHERLANDS.

A growth market, with an increase in revenue of 4.2 percent year over year, the Netherlands’ ranks 11th worldwide for its total music market, including #11 for recorded music; #6 for Performance Rights, #11 for Streaming, #22 for Other Digital, #11 for Synchronization and #11 for Physical. It is one of 38 countries where digital formats supplied more than half of all revenues, with total music revenues of US $295.1 million. Seventy-one percent of its revenue is from streaming, which grew by 14.6 percent (US $19.4 million) to US $151.8 million in 2018 Subscription Audio Streams were the major part of this income and revenue from all three categories of streaming increased year-on-year.

It is home to one of the most important industry events for European artists, Eurosonic Noorderslag (Jan. 15-17, 2020 in Groningen) and one of the world’s most important Dance Music events with the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) (Oct. 21-25, 2020.)

Stay tuned for more news on the publication of the guide currently in the works, prior to CMW 2020.