The world’s music lovers have been turning to the internet to share their favourite tracks in a bid to avoid the boredom of going to a concert or attending a festival.
The popularity of YouTube and Spotify has fuelled the rise in music-sharing and now many people are seeking the freedom to explore music from different genres without the need for an actual venue.
But there is another reason people are using the internet in a new way.
They are also turning to social media sites to share the music they like with friends and family.
This article first appeared on The Lad, an online news site.