Monday September 21, 2015

Streaming Music Crosses $1B In US Sales

Wait a minute, I thought the RIAA said piracy was killing the industry? So how are massive numbers like this even possible?

The Recording Industry Association of America counted revenue from subscription services like Spotify and Apple Music, radio like Pandora and Sirius XM, and ad-supported operations like Vevo, YouTube and free versions of Spotify. Those sales jumped 23 percent to $1.03 billion.