And the best-selling artists were:
- David Bowie with Blackstar
- Amy Winehouse with Back to Black
- Various artists, Guardians of the Galaxy Mix 1
- Radiohead with a Moon shaped pool
- Fleetwood Mac with Rumours
A new generation of music lovers is learning the sensual pleasures associated with vinyl and record sleeves; retro record players are everywhere, and supermarkets like Tesco and Sainsbury’s are selling a selection of vinyl too. Events like Record Store Day help too.
Streaming however continues to grow with a billion audio streams recorded in one week recently and accounts for more than a third of British music consumption .