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2015 in Music: Adele Staves Off the Inevitable Streaming Takeover For Another Year

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In the first three weeks since its debut, Adele has sold 5.19 million copies of her third album, 25. Released in the penultimate month of 2015, it’s the best-selling album since 2011, and well, you know, 21. Plenty of people will tell you how big a deal this is, and with the ungodly amounts of money that she will make for XL and Columbia, her labels have probably already canonized her.
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Jukely: Can the ‘Netflix of Concerts’ Really Disrupt the Live Music Industry?

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Picture this scenario: It’s a Tuesday night, and you’re home from work, sitting on the couch, bored out of your mind. Sure, you could pull up your Netflix queue and pick a new cancelled sitcom to binge, but what if you had an on-demand option that actually involved going out? What if you could check out a hot new band as easily as raved-about TV show? Would that be enough to get you off the couch?
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