The Difference Between The Music Industry & The Recording Industry
Many people use the terms “music industry” and “recording industry” interchangeably, but there is a distinct difference between the two. On Music Think Tank, Jeremy Belcher writes about the difference. The music industry covers a bigger range of industries while the recording industry is a small subset of the music industry. It's important to use the right term when referring to the state of the industries. Do you use the terms correctly?
“The bottom line is that any business that is involved in music in any way can be considered part of the music industry.”