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Recorded Music Industry Grew 12.5% In 2017 As Streaming Soared and R&B/Hip-Hop Surpassed Rock

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Hypebot reports: “Nielsen Music’s 2017 U.S. Year-End Report confirms continued growth in recorded music driven by streaming. Total volume was up 12.5% over 2016, fueled by a 59% increase in on-demand audio streams compared to last year. For the first time, R&B/Hip-Hop surpassed Rock to become the largest genre in terms of total music consumption.”

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