While online and mobile music revenues are expected to show strong growth rates in both the US and globally this year, physical music sales are projected to be down by 9% in the US, and 12% globally.
On average, tablet gamers downloaded 22 games over the past year, and 46% listened to music on their phone.
On average, tablet gamers downloaded 22 games over the past year; 51% listened to music.
Internet radio use is on the rise, reaching 42% of US broadband households, and this has translated to higher effectiveness for advertisers.
Radio doesn’t just provide its listeners with emotional drivers, it also serves as a primary place for them to find out about new music and artists.
The media spend associated with US internet radio and on-demand streaming services amounted to $293.7 million in 2011, according to AccuStream Research.
Trade publication Billboard recently updated its weekly Hot 100 song chart to include data from Spotify, Slacker, Rhapsody, Cricket/Muve, Rdio and MOG.
76% of respondents said that Spotify had “good” or “excellent” design with 81% reporting an overall favorable impression of the site, and three-quarters agreeing that navigation was good.