Swedish Q1 record sales up 30% thanks to streaming

The latest comes from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (Grammofon Leverantoremas Forening - GLF) and places digital music accountable for 63.5% of total recorded music revenues in the quarter, 89% of which came from streaming services.

4.4 million CDs were sold in the first six months of 2012 in Sweden - an increase of just 1% on last year's sales.

Music sales overall generated 446 million kronor (approx £41 million) with streaming services bringing in 253 million kronor of the ...

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