Sweden Loves Streaming!

In the birth place of streaming giants Spotify and SoundCloud, Sweden love streaming! In fact, according to Music Business Worldwide 2014 statistics, 80% of all music sales in Sweden come directly from streaming services such as Spotify, Rdio, Google Play Music and WiMP. Strangely, of the remaining 20%, 15% is generated from CD and Vinyl sales, with only 4% from downloads (iTunes etc.)

Streaming In Sweden

Next door in Norway, new stats reveal piracy have fallen in the last 5 years, from 2009 80% admitting ‘Yes’ to illegal downloading, to last years 96% saying ‘No’.

Norway Music Download

The most popular music genre in the world

A massive global study has revealed the most-listened music genre worldwide. Also – is 90s a genre?

Amazon Music make spatial audio available with any headphones

Spatial audio on Amazon Music no longer requires any special equipment. All you need is your phone and existing pair of headphones.