80% of the UK’s singles market comes from Spotify and other streaming services

As streaming grew to record levels last year it saw so much growth that music streaming now makes up 80% of the singles market in the UK. The Official Charts Company have revealed a new…

Billboard and Nielsen add music streaming to 19 album charts

Nielsen have announced they’ll begin integrating music streaming figures into a number of Billboard’s genre-based album charts. Starting early next year Nielsen will combine album sales, track equivalent sales and streaming equivalent sales for 19 of Billboard‘s…

The king of Spotify, Drake now has over 3 billion streams on Views

Spotify’s long running top artist, Drake has just reached a major milestone of over 3 billion streams on his latest album Views and it’s singles. Canadian rapper/singer Drake holds the top spot at Spotify with…

One Dance by Drake is now the most streamed song ever on Spotify

Drake is the king of Spotify, and that has been confirmed as he takes to the top spot for the most streamed track ever with ‘One Dance’. Drake’s summer hit One Dance was everywhere, with…

Music streams now count towards music awards in France

France’s music trade body Snep have announced that streams from online music services will now count towards sales certifications for Gold, Platinum, Diamond records. Awards for labels and artists reaching a sales milestone can now…