Music by numbers: the uses and abuses of statistics in the music industries

Osborne, Richard ORCID logoORCID: and Laing, Dave, eds. (2021) Music by numbers: the uses and abuses of statistics in the music industries. Intellect, Bristol, UK. ISBN 9781789382532, e-ISBN 9781789382556, e-ISBN 9781789382549. [Book]


This edited collection provides the first in-depth examination of the use and abuse of statistics in the music industries and aims to expose the culture and politics of data. The contributors are noted music business scholars and practitioners in the field. The book addresses five key areas in which numbers are employed: sales and awards; royalties and distribution; music piracy; music policy; and audiences and their uses of music, and addresses these subjects from a range of perspectives.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: EPUB & PDF Edition: Published 2 Dec 2020
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Music group
Item ID: 31298
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Depositing User: Richard Osborne
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2020 13:55
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2021 10:56

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