skip to main content
Close Icon We use cookies to improve your website experience.  To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.  By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.
Global Search Configuration

Introduction

UK music trade group the BPI and retailers' association ERA have reported respective growth in music consumption and retail sales, with streaming the main driver for both.

Highlights

  • The total number of streams served topped the 100 billion mark for the first time, boosting the number of streaming equivalent albums (SEAs) past 100 million.

Features and Benefits

  • Details recorded-music consumption and retail figures for 2019 as compared with 2018.
  • Examines consumption and sales by source, with figures published by both groups.

Key questions answered

  • What were the two main streaming milestones in the BPI and ERA recorded-music consumption and sales figures for 2019?
  • What share of retail sales in the UK last year came from music subscriptions?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Audio streaming breaks the 100 billion mark
  • Vinyl LP and audiocassette revival continues
  • Five straight years of rising recorded-music retail sales

Appendix

  • Author

Recommended Articles

;

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team: +44 7771 980316


Asia-Pacific team: +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team: +1 212-652-5335

Email us at ClientServices@ovum.com

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - 
marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now