CMU INSIGHTS RESEARCH HUB

Welcome to the Research Hub

Research projects from CMU Insights




THE CMU INSIGHTS RESEARCH HUB undertakes research projects investigating current trends and best practice in the business of music. This includes our ground-breaking work with MMF and AIM, plus regular CMU Trends guides, briefings and reports available to premium subscribers.



DISSECTING THE DIGITAL DOLLAR | INFO
Dissecting The Digital Dollar is a series of reports, guides and tools produced by CMU Insights for the UK’s Music Managers Forum designed to help artists and managers better understand the streaming business, and the impact the rise of digital channels has had on the wider music industry.



MUSIC COPYRIGHT 101 | INFO
CMU Insights is currently working with the Intellectual Property Office – the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property rights – to create and deliver a user-friendly guide to music copyright for all creators and people working in the music industry.



DISTRIBUTION REVOLUTION | INFO
Distribution Revolution is a new report produced by CMU Insights for the UK’s Association Of Independent Music exploring how the role of the music distributor has evolved over the last two decades and the distribution options now available to  independent music businesses and self-releasing artists.



PATHWAYS INTO MUSIC | INFO
Pathways Into Music is a major multi-year research project from CMU that is mapping music careers and exploring the respective role of music education and the music industry in supporting future music talent. We are sharing the results of this work through a series of guides, seminars and events.



To discuss commissioning or partnering on a music industry research project email insights@unlimitedmedia.co.uk