UK music streaming sales up 49 per cent

Music streaming revenues in the UK grew by 49 per cent, to £251m, last year according to a new report on the state of the industry — but the country’s live music market contracted by 2 per cent. Measuring Music, published by the industry’s umbrella group UK Music, found that the growth in streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music is “the key to renewed and continued growth for British music and its artists globally”

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