Some 44% of Americans aged 12 and up listen to online radio on a weekly basis, up from 36% last year and 33% the year prior.
US internet users ranked listening to music as the most important activity in their lives, at 22% of respondents.
US teen internet users said they found something else to listen to and waited for the original music to be available for streaming.
Teen consumers studied spent more time with streaming audio each day than AM/FM radio.
Nearly 80% of respondents who used both Spotify and Pandora said they were replacing time on Pandora with Spotify.
51% of US internet users reported listening to music via Pandora—nearly double those who did so in December 2013.
Music streaming service revenues grew by 28% year-over-year and comprised 27% of total industry revenues during the first half of 2014.
What gets these fans to interact with ads on their phones?
Two-thirds of live entertainment seekers said they used mobile to help plan trips to shows at least sometimes, with more than one-quarter saying they always used it.
Live entertainment seekers are turning to their phones to help plan for such events.