Streaming was the driver of increased music consumption again last year as in 2016, representing 54% of consumption in 2017. The number on-demand audio and video music streams grew by 43% to 618 billion.
This infgraphic from illustrates and examines the resurgence of vinyl records. Following this infographic, you’ll find a documentary of the phonograph.
More Americans discover music by listening to AM/FM radio than by any other means. In fact, more Americans are finding music through various radio sources than did last year, with online sources not surprisingly growing in influence.
Apple is the top platform for US adults who pay for music content online, ahead of others such as Pandora and Spotify.
This chart illustrates the results of an experiment by a group of Cornell PhDs who created a test to see how different music types affected the collaborative behavior of different groups of people.