The streaming juggernaut continued its unstoppable charge in Q3, leading to another quarter of growth in overall music consumption.
Using the Album Equivalent Sales (AES) measurement, which comprises physical and digital album sales, track equivalent albums (where 10 tracks equals one album) and streaming equivalent albums (where 1,000 streams equals one album), BPI analysis of Official Charts Company data shows total music consumption rose an impressive 9.7% on Q3 2015. The market is also up 6.1% for the year-to-date.
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