Sony Entertainment boss: Albums are 'going to window'

Coral Williamson

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton thinks that windowing may become the music industry norm, following high-profile examples such as Adele’s withholding of 25 on streaming services.

“Going forward, you will see some version of windowing in the music industry,” Lynton said yesterday at the Code/Media conference. “

We all see the business is moving downhill; the download business is declining quarterly. The kind of a service that we would like to see, going forward, is a subscription service.”

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