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From vinyl to streaming: 40 years of the global music industry visualised

From Vinyl to Spotify, forty years has seen a lot of change Image: REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Nick Routley

Creative Director & Writer, Visual Capitalist

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 Napster's birth introduced the decline of Vinyl
 Though only a small period, the ringtone era was the gateway to paid digital music subscribtion
  Music streaming is now the most common format for music in the United States, and the RIAA reports that streaming now makes up nearly half of the market.
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