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2016's best-selling music shows are stuck in a time warp

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Maxim Boon

In 2016, the most commercially successful music in the world wasn’t Beyoncé, Britney or Bieber. It was arguably more problematic.

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About the author

Maxim Boon is a British-born composer, producer, commentator, critic and arts writer based in Melbourne. He is the Arts and Culture Editor of The Music and was formerly the Online Editor of Limelight Magazine. He has also written for The Guardian, Daily Review, Dumbo Feather and ArtsHub.