Vinyl and Streaming Sparked Music Biz Uptick In The UK
Sales of vinyl rose 64% to 2.1 million and HMV says it sold a turntable every minute over the Christmas shopping period. Meanwhile, trade body the BPI says 26.8 billion songs were streamed last year, a rise of 82%.
The overall value of the music business, which includes physical sales and a percentage of streaming service subscriptions, rose from £1.03billion in 2014 to £1.06bn - the first increase since 2004. Read more here.
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