2014 US Recorded Music Revenue Per Capita Down 2.75% from 2013

The RIAA has just released recorded music revenues for 2014. Many commentators are taking the raw figures and declaring recorded revenue almost flat.  Not true.  Revenues are down another 2.75% in 2014.

When you adjust for inflation and population growth we see a continuing decline in revenue per head from $22.12 in 2013 to $21.51 in 2014.

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By Dr. David C Lowery

Platinum selling singer songwriter for the bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven; platinum selling producer; founder of pitch-a-tent records; founder Sound of Music Studios; platinum selling music publisher; angel investor; digital skeptic; college lecturer and founder of the University of Georgia Terry College Artists' Rights Symposium.