Download the full report here

Download the highlights infographic here


17th November 2022 – IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, today released Engaging with Music 2022, a global report on how people around the world enjoy and engage with music. Based on the responses of more than 44,000 people in 22 countries, the report is based on the largest music study of its kind.

Highlights of the 2022 report include:




Frances Moore, IFPI Chief Executive, said: “This year’s Engaging with Music report paints a fascinating picture of how fans around the globe listen and engage with music today. It shows the results of record companies’ partnerships with artists and their work to harness new technologies to connect fans with their favorite tracks in even more ways.

“We continue our work to ensure that those seeking to profit from unlicensed and unauthorized music can’t threaten the vibrancy of a music ecosystem that is essential to artists and fans. Engaging with Music 2022 serves as a healthy and celebratory reminder of the true global importance and value of music and the need to protect and support it.”

Download the full report here

Download the highlights infographic here




For further information please contact:


Tel. +44 (0)20 7878 7979


Notes to editors:


The report also contains dedicated country reports that offer a deeper look at the way people are engaging with music in China, India, Indonesia and Nigeria.

About IFPI

IFPI is the voice of the recording industry worldwide, representing over 8,000 record company members across the globe. We work to promote the value of recorded music, campaign for the rights of record producers and expand the commercial uses of recorded music around the world.




Data is based on fieldwork conducted in June and July 2022 across 22 countries and gathered the views of over 44,000 respondents aged between 16-64. Panels were nationally representative in each country.

Warning: Undefined array key "o" in /home/storage/a/ec/51/abpd/public_html/wp-includes/shortcodes.php on line 403