Introduction to the French Music Industry in Germany

Key figures

Germany is the most important territory for the French music industry. With a turn-over of 32.4 million euros in 2017, Germany accounts for 11% of the total worldwide export income, and 18% of European revenue.

Charts success in Germany

No less than 19 singles by French-produced artists went Platinum or Gold in 2017!
Certification thresholds in Germany work as follows:

  • a GOLD single represents more than 200k units,
  • a PLATINUM single is equivalent to 400k units sold.