Tag: market data
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,...
September 20, 2018
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...
September 17, 2018
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,...
September 14, 2018
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...
September 12, 2018
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...
August 30, 2018
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.
August 30, 2018
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...
August 29, 2018
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...
August 17, 2018
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) as...
August 13, 2018
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...
August 8, 2018
New Zealand study reveals Spotify overtaking YouTube for music
A new study of entertainment habits for New Zealanders has some interesting findings about the music-streaming landscape there. The survey was conducted by New Zealand On Air, the body that funds audio and visual public-media...
August 7, 2018
Artist endorsement is ‘secret sauce’ in Mexico’s streaming boom
By now, Music Ally readers will know all about the zoom to prominence of Mexico and Brazil in Spotify’s top markets by listeners and streams, and the way that’s enabled these countries to become launchpads into the service’s...
August 7, 2018