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Streaming now included in the Official UK Charts – what does this mean for artists?

Ariana Grande made history last week when her song “Problem” became the first ever UK single to reach #1 thanks to a combination of both streams and sales. The UK’s Official Charts Company now treats every 100 streams on audio services like Spotify as equivalent to one single sale meaning that all those Spotify streams […]