Everything you need to know about the 2016 US market

In line with the UK, 2016 was a good year for music in the United States. Music consumption not only followed the upward trend registered the year before, when streaming began to get mainstream traction, but according to Erin Crawford, SVP, entertainment and general manager, music at Nielsen, which monitors physical and digital music sales and streaming activity, music consumption is at “an all-time high”.

But it wasn’t all good news. Music Week charts the highs and lows of another ...

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