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UK Entertainment Market Hits A Six-Billion High

UK revenue from music, TV shows, films and video games hit an all-time high of GBP6.1bn in 2015 thanks to the booming popularity of digital services offered by players including Netflix, Amazon, Spotify and Apple. A surge in digital spending combined with the mega-selling new album by Adele hauled the total UK music market to its first growth in at least a decade, up 3.5% to GBP1.06bn. The UK music industry saw the number of streams almost double to 27m and physical sales were the highest in a decade.

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