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Nielsen and Billboard reveal US mid-year music figures

Latest stats from Nielsen and Billboard reveals total album sales were down 3.2% to 150.5m units, but digital album sales rose 13.8% to 57.2m units. Digital track sales rose 5.6% to 698m.
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Nielsen counts monthly YouTube streams for Vevo and WMG

News that Vevo and Warner Music Group are the two most popular channels on YouTube isn't strictly news - comScore stats have shown that for a while now.
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Nielsen reveals new stats on the long tail of music downloads

94% of all songs were downloaded less than 100 times in 2011 in the US, according to stats shared by Nielsen at the New Music Seminar conference yesterday.
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Gartner and Nielsen smartphone stats show iOS and Android growth

Gartner has published its smartphone sale stats for Q1 2012 - actual sales to end users, not shipments. It claims 81.1m Android phones and 33.1m iPhones were sold in Q1, taking a 56.1% and 22.9% market shares respectively...
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Gartner and Nielsen smartphone stats show iOS and Android growth

Here's some more data on the way Apple and Google are carving up the smartphone market. Gartner has published its smartphone sale stats for Q1 2012 - actual sales to end users, not shipments.
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Nielsen stats reveal smartphone tipping point in US

49.7% of US mobile users now have a smartphone, according to data published by Nielsen. That's up from 36% this time last year, with more than two thirds of people buying a new phone in the last three months opting for a...
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62% of US tablet owners have paid for digital music

New research released by Nielsen shows that 62% of US tablet owners have paid for music downloads on their device, a long way ahead of the 19% who have done so in the UK, 20% in Italy and 9% in Germany.
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62% of US tablet owners have paid for digital music

New research released by Nielsen shows that 62% of US tablet owners have paid for music downloads on their device, a long way ahead of the 19% who have done so in the UK, 20% in Italy and 9% in Germany.
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Billboard, Nielsen and NARM unveil On-Demand Songs chart

We reported yesterday on Billboard's decision to add data from six streaming music services to its Hot 100 chart. But it turns out there's another dimension to the change: a brand new 'On-Demand Songs' chart produced using...
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Two thirds of 24-34 year-old Americans own a smartphone

48% of Americans now own smartphones, but that this percentage rises to 66% for 24-34 year-olds.
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Two thirds of 24-34 year-old Americans own a smartphone

Nielsen has published some new research into the US smartphones market, based on a survey in January of more than 20,000 people. It
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Adele tops 2011 US albums chart with 5.82m sales

Nielsen SoundScan has published its end-of-year charts for 2011, with Adele sitting proudly atop both the album and singles lists