Tag: music consumption

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70% of 12-34 year-olds in the US are using YouTube for music

Edison Research and Triton Digital have published their latest ‘The Infinite Dial’ report, which provides an annual update on ‘digital media consumer behaviour’ in the US. There is plenty for the...
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Subscriptions ‘dominate’ entertainment spending in the UK

British organisation the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has been talking again about the shift from sales to subscriptions in the UK’s entertainment market. Not just for music, but also for games and video....
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South Korea had around 8.5m music subscribers at end of 2018

We’ve heard a lot about the global growth of K-Pop music in 2018, thanks to BTS and the artists following in their slipstream. But in South Korea, there’s also a lot to be encouraged by in the way the digital-music business...
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US iPhone owners’ music spending grew by 22% last year

Mobile-analytics firm Sensor Tower is publishing a new report this week that quantifies app-spending in 2018 by iPhone owners in the US. The headline is that this spending increased by 36% year-on-year to $79 per iPhone...
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Soon more Brits will pay for streaming than listen for free

The UK’s Entertainment Retailers Association has predicted that the British music industry will see a new tipping point later this year: the moment when the number of paying music subscribers overtakes the number of free...
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Germany saw 40% growth in music streams in 2018

Streams up, sales down. Music-consumption trends in Germany last year matched those in many other mature markets, according to figures published by industry body BVMI. Germans streamed 79.5bn songs in 2018, up more than 40%...
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Nielsen: Canadian music consumption grew by 21% in 2018

Research firm Nielsen published its 2018 figures for the US recorded-music market earlier this week, but it has also put out some numbers for Canada. The topline stat: total ‘album equivalent audio consumption’ was up...
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Nielsen releases its figures for US music growth in 2018

BuzzAngle may have come out of the gates first with its estimates for US music consumption in 2018, but now Nielsen – with its official chart-tracking status – has published its own figures. The company says that total...
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Report: 55% of consumers regularly watch music videos on YouTube

Research firm Midia Research has published its latest market estimates, based on music fans’ behaviour in the third quarter of 2018. “YouTube is the dominant music streaming platform, with 55% of consumers regularly watching...
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BuzzAngle reveals double-digit growth in US music consumption

Research firm BuzzAngle has published its 2018 Year-End Report for music consumption in the US – an interesting comparison to the UK figures we published yesterday. The picture is one of strong growth: consumption (as in...
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‘In the car’ is top location for US audio listening, claims study

Radio giant Clear Channel and media agency MediaVest have teamed up for a study of how people listen to music and radio in the US
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Why YouTube is more important than MySpace for music consumption

BigChampagne has released stats comparing music plays on YouTube and MySpace Music, and they show that Google's site has much more volume...