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TWO JEWS CHEW ON
THE GRAMMYS
Pass me a knish. (5/24a)
SONY STARS SET
HITS LIST ABLAZE
They're fire. (5/24a)
THE IVORS 2019: ALL THE WINNERS
Theresa May wasn't even on the shortlist. (5/24a)
CROSSCURRENTS: HITSVILLE USA
A Berry important chapter of the story (5/24a)
SONG REVENUE CHART: PLAYOFF FEVER
We're in a generational moment. (5/24a)
THE DIVA PLAN
How pop stars from the pre-streaming era are finding a new groove.
RAINMAKERS RETURN
More of the folks who are making biz history now.
THE FUTURE OF ROCK & ROLL IS...
Hang on, we just need to throw this TV out the window.
AFTER COUNTRY TRAP
Is reggaeton death metal far behind?
Blighty Beat
ANOTHER YEAR OF GROWTH
3/21/19

U.K. record company trade income reached £865.5m in 2018, a rise of 3.1% thanks to continued, albeit slowed, growth in streaming. (That’s about $1.135b). The rise is a fraction of the growth achieved in the two years prior due in part to a large dip in physical revenues.

The stats come from British trade body BPI’s annual yearbook, All About The Music 2019, which trumpets the fact that industry revenues in the U.K. have risen by 21.8% over the last three years of consecutive growth. From 2015–2016, stats were up 6.8% and from 2016—2017 income rose 10.6%.

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