BMG pulls ahead of indie rivals with streaming boost

Andre Paine

BMG UK boss Alistair Norbury has told Music Week that he’s taking on the majors, after 2019 sales figures revealed that the company out-performed the market last year.

According to Official Charts Company data, BMG’s All Albums AES figure of 2.87 million was up 13% year-on-year, a result ahead of the overall market increase of 5%.

For artist albums, BMG’s AES total of 2.51m was up 17% compared to a market increase of 9%.

“We’re not focused on being a ...

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