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eMarketer predicts 201.5m US digital audio listeners this year

Research firm eMarketer has published some new predictions on the ‘digital audio’ landscape in the US, which includes music-streaming services. The company reckons there’ll be 201.5 million US digital audio listeners...
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2018 could be a $100bn year for digital advertising in the US

PricewaterhouseCoopers has published its latest report for ad-industry body the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) tracking US digital-advertising revenues in the first half of 2018. The key figures: digital ad revenues...
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RIAA mid-year stats: 10% growth in US recorded-music market

US industry body the RIAA has published its mid-year figures for 2018, outlining the growth in recorded-music revenues in the first half of this year. Retail spending on recorded-music grew by 10% year-on-year to $4.6bn,...
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Music Biz / AudienceNet study explores US music-listening habits

Industry organisation Music Biz and research firm AudienceNet have published their latest study of US music habits, based on a survey of 3,000 Americans in July 2018. Among its findings: 20% said their favourite media/entertainment...
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Streaming market-share stats show Spotify holding on to 36%

Midia Research has published its latest estimates for music-streaming market shares of the major services, dated to the end of June 2018. It claims that there were 229.6 million music subscribers globally at that point,...
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Report predicts 4.4bn mobile-broadband users by end of 2018

UN agency the International Telecommuncation Union knows its onions when it comes to mobile statistics, so its latest report comes with plenty of credibility. It claims that by the end of this year, there will be 4.4 billion...
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Triton Digital metrics show Spotify overtaking Pandora in US

Triton Digital is the company that measures online digital-audio listening in the US and Latin America, with a metric of ‘average active sessions’ designed to make sense of the online-radio and streaming worlds for advertisers...
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Nielsen report explores music habits of US Hispanic people

Research firm Nielsen’s latest report is Descubrimiento Digital: The Online Lives of Latinx Consumers. It explores how US Hispanic people are using various online services, including for music.
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YouTube is ‘the main way consumers aged 16-44 discover music’

Music videos continue to be the most popular video category on YouTube, accounting for 32% of views on the platform. This, at least, is the estimate published by research firm Midia Research in its latest State of the YouTube...
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Home audio market approaches $14bn

Yesterday we reported on the growth of the smart speaker sector, with Strategy Analytics saying that Google Home is starting to close in on Amazon’s market lead with Echo. Now Futuresource Consulting is reporting that...
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Mintel offers insight into digital’s impact on British live music fans

Mintel has published its Music Concerts & Festivals report for 2018 and it’s a hefty look into the key drivers around the live business in the UK as well as consumer insights (especially around price and experience)...
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Citi report claims US music industry generated $43bn in 2017

The latest report trying to tell the big-picture story of the music ecosystem comes from financial firm Citi, whose ‘Putting the Band Back Together’ study promises that it’s “remastering the world of music”. Its...