UK spending on recorded music grew by 9.6% in 2017

Figures released by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) revealed that [The United Kingdom] spent £577.1m ($780.22m) on streaming subscriptions, up 41.9% from 2016’s £406.6m. This more than outweighed a 3.4% decline in physical sales to £459.4m and a 23.1% decline in download sales to £165m in 2017. – Stuart Dredge, Music Ally