Gone are the days where are artists were solely focused on album sales. In fact, most people would be hard-pressed to find albums and CDs in stores available for physical enjoyment. Because no one really owns CDs anymore, listeners mostly rely on streaming services to enjoy their music. And with a focus on how streaming numbers affect popularity and accolades, artists are more particular about how the streaming data is counted. Recently, Cardi B was accused of boosting her streaming numbers ahead of the release of her sophomore album.
Jun 7, 2022