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Ed Sheeran’s Divide puts Warner Music’s streaming income on track to cross £1bn

Streaming services continue to revive fortunes of music industry as new albums from top artists drive sales to record high The popularity of Ed Sheeran and his latest album, Divide, helped drive a 58% increase in streaming revenue for Warner Music, putting it on track to make more than $1.3bn (£1bn) from digital services including Spotify and Apple Music this year. The world’s third largest record company made $360m from streaming in the three months to the end of June, up 58.
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