Norway music market soars 17% in H1 as streaming explodes

The value of the recorded music market in Norway jumped 17% year-on-year in the first half of 2013, according to new IFPI figures – largely thanks to a huge increase in the use of streaming services.

The global recorded music body’s stats show that streaming revenues claimed a whopping 66% of the total market in value H1 2013.

In the whole of 2012, streaming accounted for 45% of the Norway market. In 2011, it was just 32%.

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