TechCrunch: Nielsen reports a record half a trillion on-demand music streams in U.S. so far this year

TechCrunch: Nielsen reports a record half a trillion on-demand music streams in U.S. so far this year. “Music streaming services have already delivered a new high of half a trillion (507.7 billion) on-demand streams in the first half of 2019, according to Nielsen’s mid-year Music Report released this week. This record number — an increase of 31.6% over the first half of last year — was attributed to the success of singles and albums from Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Halsey, Khalid, BTS, Lil Nas X, and Bad Bunny, among other factors.”