2016 has been the music industry’s best year in over a decade.
And that’s not thanks to said industry’s antagonism and griping towards streaming services and illegal download sites. In fact, a new study suggests why streaming and piracy—the very things it fights so hard against—are actually the real drivers behind its newfound success. It also goes deep into the psychology behind why consumers just don’t give an eff about occasionally pirating a song.
Head over to Digital Music News for the full scoop.