Mexico was the world’s 15th biggest recorded music territory in 2016, with total revenues growing 23.6% to $133.5m – thanks to the unprecedented jump in streaming.
“The media has been very important in the growth of subscription,” comments Rosas. “This is a new era for Mexico – we are getting conscious [about copyright]. This is a new generation where some things that in the past didn’t matter – paying for music legally being one – have now started to matter. (Pias Blog)”