AM/FM radio continues to be the preferred medium among core radio listeners, with 81% of weekly radio station listening taking place on an AM/FM radio in a vehicle (51%) or at home, work, or school (30%).
Spotify reported that users created more than 14,000 playlists under the BMW program.
Increases in off-air (+16%) and digital (+9%) revenues were almost enough to offset decreases in spot (-3%) and network (-4%) revenues last year, as overall radio revenues slipped by 1% to slightly more than $17.5 billion.
eMarketer estimates that 147 million internet users will listen to such content at least monthly this year, or roughly six in 10 internet users.
56% of US smart phone owners used their phone for listening to music.
AM/FM radio is still the primary method for music listening, cited by 24% of respondents.
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.
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37% of US internet users responding to a survey from The NPD Group said they listened to music on an internet radio service in the 3 months prior to the survey.
Despite experiencing triple-digit losses, Pandora is growing to the tune of 62% growth in ad revenue and 38% growth in revenue subscriptions.