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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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Report claims Spotify conversion rate is growing in the US

Spotify’s conversion rate is growing in the US, according to a new report published by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners ahead of the streaming service revealing its latest numbers in its third-quarter financial...
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Instagram ‘edges’ Snapchat as US teenagers’ favourite social app

This is far from the biggest surprise you’ll read in your inbox this week, but Instagram appears to have overtaken Snapchat in popularity among American teenagers. This, at least, is the claim in research firm Piper Jaffray’s latest...
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RIAA publishes US mid-year Latin music revenues report

We covered the RIAA’s mid-year 2018 figures for the US recorded-music market last month, but now the industry body has broken out some numbers for the Latin music market (in the US) separately.
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eMarketer breaks down US digital-video advertising predictions

Research firm eMarketer has published its latest predictions for digital video advertising in the US, which includes a new number for YouTube. “This year, YouTube will generate $3.36 billion in net US video ad revenues,...
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RIAA criticises new US trade agreement with Mexico and Canada

President Trump was certainly happy with the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal that he announced yesterday, describing it as “one of the most advanced trade deals” in the world that’s “truly...
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US ‘plateaued’ in internet, social media and device ownership

US research organisation the Pew Research Center is on a run of interesting reports this autumn, with its latest focusing on internet and social media usage, as well as device ownership in the US. The headline: all three...
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Nielsen publishes its latest US research on smart speakers

2018 has seen a regular flow of surveys and studies showing the growth of smart-speaker ownership, particularly in the US, which remains the biggest market for these devices.
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Cheaper smart-speakers are selling strongly in the US

The latest research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) on the US smart-speaker market is making headlines for its views on Apple’s HomePod – but we think it highlights a bigger trend. “Across the...
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Last-minute negotiations see Music Modernization Act passed

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson wasn’t just one of the greatest football managers of all-time: he also came up with some of the best soundbites. Particularly “squeaky bum time” – the phrase he...
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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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US now has 51m music subscribers claims MusicWatch

Research firm MusicWatch has published its latest estimates on the US music-streaming market, claiming that there are now 51 million subscribers in the country. That would be a decent increase from the 35.3 million reported...