Collapse in illegal sharing and boom in streaming brings music to executives’ ears

“But new research shows that the number of teenagers illegally sharing music has fallen dramatically in the past year.

The survey of 1,000 fans also shows that many14 to 18 year olds are now streaming music regularly online using services such as YouTube and Spotify.”

Expect Apple to do an about-turn on streaming some time in the next year, and a million Apple pundits to start claiming that they knew streaming was cool all along.

Posted via web from Ian Betteridge’s lifestream