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Digital Music Trends: It's All About Streaming

DIGITAL MUSIC TRENDS "The Internet was a saving grace for promoting and exposing, and even creating. It's a parallel world to the music industry that already exists, and I'm glad to be a part of it" Chuck D, Public Enemey 8% 46% 2014 46% Digital Physical Performance Rights & Synch TOP SELLING GLOBAL ALBUMS OF 2014 GLOBAL TOP DIGITAL SINGLES OF 2014 Rank Album & Artist Total sales (m) Rank Title & Artist Total sales (m) Нарру Pharrell Williams Frozen 10.0 1 13.9 Various Artists 1989 Taylor Swift 2 6.0 2 Dark Horse 13.2 Katy Perry feat. Juicy J 3 4.4 3 All of Me 12.3 Ed Sheeran John Legend Ghost Stories Coldplay All About That Bass Meghan Trainor 4 3.7 4 11.0 In The Lonely Hour 3.5 Let It Go 10.9 Sam Smith Idina Menzel 6 FOUR 3.2 Timber 9.6 One Direction Pitbull feat. Kesha 7 Rock or Bust 2.7 Fancy 9.1 AC/DC Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 2.5 8 Problem 9.0 Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea Various Artists 9 Rude 8.6 The Endless River Pink Floyd 9 2.5 MAGIC! 10 Bailando 8.0 10 Pure Heroine 2.0 Enrique Iglesias feat. Sean Paul, Lorde Descemer Bruno, Gente De Zona Source: FPI. Ptvysical and digital albums induded. Streams excludied. Source: IFPL, Units include single track donloads and track-equival ent streanns 6.9% growth in overall digital music industry (2014) -8.0% Decline in permanent downloads (2014) Awareness of Digital Music Services 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 YouTube iTunes Spotify AmazonMP3 VEVO Deezer (Source: Ipsos Media CT) - The research also finds that the majority of consumers, 74%, rate pay to stream sites as "excellent", "very good" or "fairly good". Users cited better sound quality (20%) and ease of use (22%) as some of their main reasons to use download stores Top downloaded artists on Beatport in 2014: in2014 TOP 20 PERFORMERS UNITS SOLD JANUARY 1- DECEMBER1 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Martin Garrix Hot Since 82 Hardwell Ummet Özcan Oliver Heldens Avicii R3hab DVBBS David Guetta Armin van Buuren Dimitri Vegas Calvin Harris Like Mike Blasterjaxx 8 2 Maceo Plex Green Velvet Showtek W&W I|| Deorro Tube & Berger Most popular genres on Beatport Electro House HouseDrum & Bass Deep House Trance Growth in music streaming 1800000000 1600000000 1400000000 1200000000 1000000000 800000000 600000000 400000000 200000000 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Subscription Based Ad Supported 39% Subscription Growth * 41,000,000 People using subscription services 16 Countries Integrate streaming into singles charts 7 Billion Listening hours on Spotify in 2014 You Tube 27% Listen to music on YouTube without watching the video What about the pirates? It's funny how the music industry is enraged about the Internet and the way things are copied without being paid for. But you know why people steal the music? Because they can't afford the music. Tom Petty < 22478400 22478400 - 41075899 41075899 - 59673399 59673399 - 78270898 78270898 - 96868398 The above heatmap represents the countries with highest activity of illegal downloads. Source: Musicmetrics 4% of Norweigans under 30 who download music illegally in 2014. Down from 80% in 2009 2,900 Average number of music files on a "pirates" computer $12.5 billion lost annually due to music piracy in the US according to the Institute for Policy Innovation estimates 70% of online users in Denmark believe there is nothing wrong with piracy A Almost a quarter (23.76 percent) of all internet traffic, excluding pornography, was estimated to be infringing copyright Sources: 2014-year-end-music-report-us.pdf Follow Me On Twitter © Adam Hide 2015 Adam Hide Streaming Revenue 234L O7 8 Tech House Minimal Nu Disco Prog House 57% Techno %I %87

Digital Music Trends: It's All About Streaming

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This infographic tells the story of how the way we consume music digitally has changed. In particular the last two years has seen an unprecedented rise in the use of streaming services. Digital down...





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