Global music sales up for the first time since 1999

The music industry breathes a collective sigh of relief as new figures reveal that global music sales have risen for the first time since 1999.
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It appears that music might survive the digital revolution after all. Earlier this week, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) announced that music sales have risen by 0.3%. This is the first time sales have been up since 1999, indicating that paid-for digital music downloads have finally caught up with the times.


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