The first half of 2017 saw a continued increase in total consumption, growing 9.9% over 2016 YTD (293.0 million project units in 2017 YTD vs. 266.6 million album project units in 2016 YTD).
Drake, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Future and The Weeknd dominated 2017 but there is one thing to take into account. Eminem, who has not released a solo album for almost 4 years is #14 most selling/streamed artist of 2017. Check the detailed numbers below:
Audio Streams: 676,448,831
Video Streams: 481,172,460
Total Streams: 1,157,621,291
Song Sales: 1,124,407
Album Sales: 213,661
Check Top 25 lists below:
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