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RIIA’s Year End Report published: streaming up, downloads down.

RIAA released it’s 2016 statistics. Headlines and main conclusions:

  • US recored music sales grew by 11.4%
  • Steaming is growing, accounting for more than half or the 2016 revenues
  • Subscriptions are growing
  • Download of music declines
  • Average per stream royalty increased

Read the summary at or download the full 2016 RIAA report here.

2016 RIAA Shipment and Revenue Statistics

Source: RIIA