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Nielsen: music biz missing out on up to $2.6bn of ‘incremental’ revenues

The idea of 1,000+ 'true fans' who'll spend lots of money on a favourite artist, and the popularity of crowdfunding campaigns with tiers of increasingly valuable rewards are both well established.
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Gartner predicts $11.4bn of mobile advertising revenues in 2013

Tech industry analyst Gartner has published its latest forecasts for mobile advertising spend – a topic of considerable interest to many music rightholders keen to explore more ad-supported music models.
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Nielsen’s Social Media Report 2012

Nielsen's report dives into social media usage alone, claiming that it sucks up 20% of time spent on computers, and 30% of time spent online on mobiles.
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Tis the season to feast yourself on internet stats

Analyst-turned-VC Mary Meeker publishes her annual Internet Trends slide deck, whilst the Social Media Report 2012 is released by Nielsen and NM Incite.
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US digital album sales up 15% year-on-year

Nielsen has published a report on digital music sales for 2012, saying so far this year these are up 15 percent in the US from the same period in last year.
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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.