In recent years, streaming has become the new trend in discovering new music.
With the decline in record sales and increase in online/on-demand, it is safe to say that it has been a disruptive entity within the music industry.
And now with streaming impacting chart positions, record “sales,” and RIAA certifications, it raises the question of whether its inclusion is an accurate representation of the public’s perception and reception of the material. Has obtaining a #1 single lost its initial notoriety?
We weigh up after the jump…