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185,000 tapes were sold during the year

Cassette sales in the UK increased by 19% last year.

According to official figures shared by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) this week, over 185,000 cassette...

Over five million LPs were sold in the UK in the past 12 months

Sales of vinyl records in the UK hit a 30-year high in 2021, according to new figures from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).

The BPI's...

UK independent labels' consumption share across physical and streaming formats rose for a third consecutive year

More than a quarter of all music consumed in the UK in 2020 was by artists from the independent music community, the BPI and AIM...

UK labels are expecting to earn more from vinyl than CDs for the first time in three decades

Vinyl sales contributed £86.5 million to the UK’s recorded music revenue in 2020, a new report from the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has revealed. 


Four-fifths of the country's music listening now comes from the likes of Spotify and Apple Music

A report has shown that online streaming accounted for just over 80% of the UK's music consumption last year.

Coming days after stocks in Spotify...

The BPI has announced further financial support after a first round of donations earlier this year

A £270,000 aid package has been announced for artists and live music industry by BPI.

Following a support package worth over £1 million co-ordinated by...