That's Show business: Music Week's Q2 analysis

Mark Sutherland

After the last quarter’s slowdown in growth, music consumption surged again in Q2 as streaming took an ever-tighter grip on the market and The Greatest Showman just kept on selling (and selling, and selling). Music Week crunches the numbers and picks out the key takeaways…


It’s supposed to be one step forward, two steps back. But in the music industry, Q1’s growth took the step back, while Q2 enjoyed another great leap forward.

So, whereas Album Equivalent Sales ...

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