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U.S. Latin Music Revenues Are Up 44 Percent In First Half of 2017

November 1, 2017

Unsurprisingly, given the record-breaking success of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's song of the summer "Despacito," Latin music revenue in the United States is up 44 percent in the first half of 2017 over the same period last year, according to the RIAA, reaching $115 million. Overall, 82 percent of that revenue -- $94 million -- was derived from streaming, a 56 percent increase from the first half of 2016, when streaming revenue accounted for $60.3 million.

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