Apple is the top platform for US adults who pay for music content online, ahead of others such as Pandora and Spotify.
The music industry has been using data analytics to discover musicians based on data from the Shazam music discovery app.
51% of US internet users reported listening to music via Pandora—nearly double those who did so in December 2013.
US internet users were far more likely to purchase music on a computer than on a mobile device, at 50.0% vs. 27.3%.
This infographic from Sol Republic illustrates how we discover and enjoy music in the age of social media.
Preamp.fm recognizes your location, understands what bands and musicians will be playing near you soon, and builds a YouTube playlist of those groups for you.
Songkick App Review: An Apple & Android app that scans your device for music and then keeps track of when those bands & artists will be performing near you.
56% of US smart phone owners used their phone for listening to music.
Watch a video infographic that illustrates the state of digital music in 2013.
Forty percent of tablet owners report they use it to listen to music, while 56 percent of smart phone users say they use it for music listening.