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Frances Moore

UK third in global vinyl sales

The US currently leads the way in vinyl sales worldwide, with the UK in third place.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:20AM
US

US video streaming rockets 110% in Q1 15

Streaming activity in the US pushed up music consumption by 14% in the first quarter of this year, according to ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 11:24AM
Adele's 21 best-selling album in UK this millennium

Adele's 21 best-selling album in UK this millennium

Adele's 21 is the biggest album of the millennium in the UK so far, selling more than any other record.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 19th 2015 at 1:54PM
British music sales boosted by BRITs performances

British music sales boosted by BRITs performances

Acts who performed at this year's BRITs have enjoyed significant week-to-date sales lifts, according to Official Charts Company data. The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:10AM

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Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin are currently beating Top 10 stalwarts Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran in the race to be No.1 in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:50PM
Smith sees instant gains in Grammy Awards sweep

Smith sees instant gains in Grammy Awards sweep Gated Content

Sam Smith’s Grammy campaign, which culminated with the Capitol Records-signed artist winning four awards on February 8, delivered instant ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:47AM
Spain

Spain turns the tide on music sales

Consumer spending in Spain reached €149.9 million in 2014, its first year-on-year gains in music sales for more than a ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 11th 2015 at 12:30PM
France hails 'second revolution' as streaming gives digital income a boost

France hails 'second revolution' as streaming gives digital income a boost

French trade body SNEP (le Syndicat National de l'édition Phonographique) has released year-end figures for recorded music in 2014, showing ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 3:52PM

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Canada

Album sales down in Canada by 7%

Overall album sales in Canada were down for the third consecutive year in 2014, falling 7% from 2013, according to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 28th 2015 at 9:52AM
Looking to hire? Check out the latest Music Week job ad deals

Looking to hire? Check out the latest Music Week job ad deals

Starting the year with a new hire? Music Week is offering a special deal for job vacancy ads.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 3:32PM
HMV No.1 physical retailer, vinyl sales up 170%, CDs 1.5%

HMV No.1 physical retailer, vinyl sales up 170%, CDs 1.5%

Hilco Capital, the company that bought HMV out of administration, has released its 2014 sales figures, which see the entertainment ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:47AM
Editorial: Talent trumps all

Editorial: Talent trumps all Gated Content

How are those new year’s resolutions going? Yeah, thought so.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2015 at 3:48PM

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Smith

Sam Smith surpasses 1m albums sales in the UK

Sam Smith has become the only artist in the world to score a million-selling album in both the UK and ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 18th 2014 at 10:59AM
US Thanksgiving album sales decline 15.2% year-on-year

US Thanksgiving album sales decline 15.2% year-on-year

US album sales for the week ending November 30 were 15.2% lower than last years’ figure, according to Nielsen Music.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 8th 2014 at 10:13AM
Vinyl on track to pass 1m sales in 2014

Vinyl on track to pass 1m sales in 2014

Vinyl sales are set to cross the 1 million threshold for the first time in nearly 20 years, according to ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 17th 2014 at 1:57PM
ofcom

Sales of digital radio sets fall 9.1% YoY

Sales of digital radio sets are down 9.1% YoY as digital radio's share of total radio listening reaches a plateau ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 26th 2014 at 10:28AM

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Free U2 album results in only 60 High Street sales - ERA

Free U2 album results in only 60 High Street sales - ERA

Around 33 million people may have accessed U2’s Songs Of Innocence album since it was made available for free to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 16th 2014 at 3:18PM
Kylie Minogue

Kylie sees sales spike on Amazon Music after Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

Sales of Kylie Minogue’s albums have spiked on Amazon.co.uk after she performed at the Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony in Glasgow.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 2:13PM
Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

The Spanish record business has seen a rise in physical, digital and streaming revenue in the first half of 2014 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:56AM
Hilco claims HMV 'very profitable' in Q2

Hilco claims HMV 'very profitable' in Q2

Hilco chief executive Paul McGowan has called HMV “very profitable”, following the release of select financial figures for the second ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:34AM
Canada

Digital music sales up in Canada in 2013

Digital albums sales rose 9% year-on-year in Canada in 2013, while digital singles were up 2%.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 13th 2014 at 11:30AM
The Top 20 entertainment releases of 2013: music artists fail to register

The Top 20 entertainment releases of 2013: music artists fail to register

Music’s lack of a million-selling artist album in 2013 is depressingly evident in the official list of the UK’s biggest ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 3:13PM
Streaming value shoots up in 2013 - but albums and singles sales dip

Streaming value shoots up in 2013 - but albums and singles sales dip

The value of music streaming in the UK surpassed £100 million for the first time in history in 2013 - ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 1st 2014 at 10:14AM
Merry Christmas

All I Want For Christmas Is You tops 1m sales in the UK

Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You has hit the 1 million sales milestone in the UK.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 20th 2013 at 10:03AM
DRM removal shows music sales revenue boost - report

DRM removal shows music sales revenue boost - report

New research suggests that the removal of DRM protection from music in boosts music sales - years after it was ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 9:50AM