March 22, 2016 |News Articles
RIAA 2015 Year-End Sales & Shipments Data Report
RIAA’s 2015 year-end music sales & shipments report is now published with a unique and comprehensive look at the state of the U.S. music business. A quick snapshot reveals that streaming, now the largest revenue-generator for the industry, helped grow the overall business by just shy of 1% year-over-year, with paid subscriptions leading the way. For a detailed review of our year-end data, please see here. And for a deeper dive into the numbers and what they mean, RIAA Chairman & CEO Cary Sherman offers his take here.