UK music enjoyed a ‘stellar year’ with artists claiming a 17.1 percent share of the global music market in 2015, a new BPI report has revealed.
The success of acts like Adele and Sam Smith has helped UK artists achieve their highest-share of album sales in North America, new BPI figures show.
Music streaming could lead to greater creativity if the growing gap between music consumption and revenues is reduced, the BPI’s Geoff Taylor has said.
David Bowie’s Blackstar is the biggest selling vinyl album of 2016 so far, new statistics from the Official Charts Company (OCC) have revealed.
The BPI has called for ‘urgent reform’ of the current notice and take-down system as a response to online music piracy.
Adele, James Bay and Years & Years lead the nominations for the BRIT Awards 2016 with four nods each.
UK music consumption rose by around four percent in 2015, with music streaming driving growth to reach a retail value of £1.1bn, new figures have revealed.
Two thirds of music fans see themselves as 'multi-channellers', using streaming to discover new music before buying physical releases, new research claims.
UK vinyl sales make record labels more money than YouTube streams, the BPI’s chief executive has reportedly said.
UK music labels and publishers invested £497m in the careers of artists, songwriters and composers during 2014, new stats have claimed.