Ed Sheeran's single "Shape of You" was streamed 1.4 million times in 2017. Was that enough for the number one spot?
At only 27 years old, he has smashed sales records and won not only a swathe of prizes but a royal distinction. How to explain the Sheeran phenomenon as he embarks on yet another packed stadium tour?
Annual income growth of 41 percent means streaming platforms are now the music sector's single-largest revenue source. But will the spoils be passed on to artists, who often complain of paltry earnings?
As the popular music streaming service goes public today, Spotify is set to continue to revolutionize the music business. But who ultimately profits?
Music streaming service Spotify has published its annual charts. As always without exact statistics, but certainly WITH the hottest hits of the year.
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