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Audio streams have grown 55.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017 to surpass the 15.1 billion mark, according to new figures.
UK grime artist Stormzy has taken the number one album spot in the charts with his debut record Gang Sign & Prayers.
Rag’n’Bone Man has made chart history by landing the fastest selling male debut album of the decade with his new record, Human.
Van Morrison is the biggest selling UK Americana of 2016 according to new figures from the Official Charts Company.
Ed Sheeran has made history with his two new singles Shape of You and Castle on the Hill entering at number one and number two in the official charts.
Global vinyl sales are predicted to generate $1bn (£800m) worth of revenue in 2017, a new report has claimed.
The ongoing surge in audio streaming and steady demand for vinyl LPs have helped the British music industry notch up another successful 12 months, according to official figures.
Blossoms, a five piece guitar band from Stockport and beneficiaries of funding from PRS for Music Foundation, have achieved their first number one in the album charts.
Viola Beach, the guitar band from Warrington who passed away in a car crash earlier in the year, have topped the charts with their posthumously released debut LP.
Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) have topped the album charts for the first time in 35 years.