A new study suggests that electronic music is the most "infectious" music genre.
A report has shown that online streaming accounted for just over 80% of the UK's music consumption last year.
Coming days after stocks in Spotify hit a new all-time high on the New York Stock Exchange, official figures released by record labels’ association the BPI, revealed that streaming now accounts for four-fifths (80.6%) of the UK's music consumption. The figures are based on Official Charts Company data.
Sales in physical music have skyrocketed amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to online music marketplace Discogs.
In their 2020 mid-year report, the website - which also operates as a database - revealed that physical sales on its marketplace rose by 26.69% - a total of 4,228,270 orders - between January and June 2020. These figures are measured against sales in the same period last year.
A new study has found that Mexico listens to more music than the rest of the world.