It's very cool to see this tread of heavy music growing in 2018!
A new report from TuneCore says that metal was the fastest-growing music genre in 2018, regarding streams and downloads compared to the previous year!
Via a press release, TuneCore explained that streams and downloads of the platform’s 250,000 artists were a total of 199.3 billion in 2018. That's up 83% from 2017. Streams and downloads were up 154%, more than any other music genre!
Long live heavy metal! XO -Anne Erickson