Music streaming in UK reaches 1 billion plays a week

45 billion audio streams including Apple music, spotify, deezer and tidal roar in 2016.So, over 27 million households works at well over 1,500 audio streams.

One Dance by Drake was most streamed song in UK in 2016, hitting 146 million plays since it was release in April.  Here are the top 10 most streamed of 2016:

1 DRAKE CASH MONEY/REPUBLIC RECORDS
2 JUSTIN BIEBER DEF JAM/VIRGIN EMI
3 RIHANNA ROC NATION/VIRGIN EMI
4 KANYE WEST DEF JAM/VIRGIN EMI
5 COLDPLAY PARLOPHONE
6 THE WEEKND REPUBLIC RECORDS/XO
7 TWENTY ONE PILOTS ATLANTIC/FUELED BY RAMEN
8 SIA MONKEY PUZZLE/RCA
9 ED SHEERAN ASYLUM/ATLANTIC
10 EMINEM INTERSCOPE/POLYDOR

The chief executive BPI & Brit Award , Geoff Taylor said, that the growth of UK music consumption in the year 2016 was rise in audio streaming, which increase 200% since the year 2013. They believe that  this performance is an indication of a new era for music, which will benefits not only for the artist, fans but to an entire music ecosystem.

 

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