Streaming Income Takes Over Income from CDs in the US

If you had any doubt, that streaming was here to stay and the future of music consumption, but it aside. New stats from the States show that the income derived from streaming in 2014 was greater than that of CD sales.  (What this means to individual artists is a whole ‘nother discussion.) Full details at Music Business Worldwide.

RIAA2014-US music revenue sources

Canada was (and remains) behind the curve for most of the world on streaming. But we’re catching up.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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