Still full stream ahead for streams says biz, despite signs of growth slowdown

Daniel Gumble

The music biz has backed the streaming revolution to continue in 2017, despite the first indications that the rate of growth in the sector may be starting to slow.

According to Music Week analysis of Official Charts Company data, audio streams are still very much on the rise.

But, while the biz has passed one billion streams-per-week in six of the last eight weeks and Ed Sheeran has been breaking streaming records with his comeback, a levelling off in the ...

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