Techno remains the best-selling genre on Beatport, according to figures released in the 2018 IMS Business Report.
Tech-house, House, Deep House and Drum & Bass round out the top five in terms of sales. Melodic House and Techno comes in at number six, despite only having been introduced in March.
Beatport has also confirmed the introduction of new Hype Charts, designed to help promote and support smaller independent labels, along with plans to allow users to stream the full online catalogue direct to DJ software by 2019.
All this comes at a time when the platform is enjoying strong growth in revenue from track sales— almost doubling in 2017 alone. In the same period, key markets such as North America, U.K. and Germany all saw increased sales of recorded music overall.
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