fueled by streaming services spotify, apple music, deezer and others, australia’s recorded music industry last year enjoyed the sort of double-digit growth not seen since the glory days of the 1990s. aria on monday announced the market grew by 10.5% in value last year to a$391 million ($303 million), thanks largely to the “continued consumer uptake” of streaming services. this leap in annual wholesale value was the largest australia’s industry has experienced since 1996.streaming is now a big business down under. last year, revenue from streaming services topped a$213 million ($165 million), up 55% from a$137 million ($106 million) the previous year, and generated the largest slice of the overall market (54%) for the first time. the streaming category reported by aria combines revenues from subscription services, which include apple music, deezer, google play and spotify, with those from other non-subscription on-demand streaming platforms such as youtube and vevo. as music fans flocked to subscription services, the income generated by these businesses grew by a$60 million ($46 million) in the 12-month period to a$169 million ($131 million). this is a “remarkable performance given the revenue from this segment of the market was negligible just five years ago,” the trade body notes. with the exception of vinyl, all physical formats saw declines during the reporting period. cd albums, once the most powerful category of them all, diminished to a$74 million ($5...