The UK's live music scene is a world leader - encouraging 10.4m music tourists to spend an estimated £3.7bn in the UK during 2015. (Picture credit: Nick Cordes, Glastonbury 2013)
World-class artists, a track record of digital innovation and a diverse and entrepreneurial workforce are among the reasons why the UK music sector continues to attract foreign trade partners and investors.
Key statistics about the size, growth and profile of the UK music industry.
Case studies of UK artists, record companies, events and initiatives. (Image credit: JM Enternational)
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Downloadable infographics about the success of the UK music industry.
UK artists were five of the top 10 most popular music recording artists in the world in 2015. Find out more.