Among core radio listeners interested in finding out about new music and artists, AM/FM radio (on any device) is easily the top single option, for roughly 51% of respondents.
This infographic from Sol Republic illustrates how we discover and enjoy music in the age of social media.
56% of US smart phone owners used their phone for listening to music.
Of the streaming services used by US music listeners, Pandora’s free service dominated, in use by 39% of respondents.
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.
While streaming is especially popular with younger consumers, downloading music through services like iTunes is still a prominent way to listen to music.
Despite experiencing triple-digit losses, Pandora is growing to the tune of 62% growth in ad revenue and 38% growth in revenue subscriptions.
Music has always been social. One of the biggest joys of music is being able to share your joy but until recently, the ability to do so, has been limited.