Global Record Release Day To Begin In July
Fridays are currently the day when music is issued in countries including Australia and Germany, with Monday being the day in the UK and Tuesday in the US.
It was previously reported that the IFPI were looking to secure a global release day as a result of trade being busier at the start of the weekend. Now Music Week have confirmed an international agreement has been reached.
And while the move has been welcomed by retailers, distributors and digital services, some have expressed their concerns. Read more here.
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