Tell Us Again “Streaming Is The Future” As Paid Downloads Are Down 2.3 Percent In the US…

Let’s see… maybe streaming services are cannibalizing transactional sales, maybe? Streaming Royalties are small but they can really grow? Really? Let us guess… the good news is streaming is reducing piracy? In Norway and Sweden

According to half-year stats shared by Nielsen Soundscan with Digital Music News this weekend, paid downloads are slumping 2.3 percent at the half-point, meaning the period from January 1st through June 30th.

All of this points to the same issue of streaming services paying too little, while illegally operating, infringing businesses pay absolutely nothing at all. So much for sustainability…

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