Associate Member Spotlight: Nielsen Music

July 20, 2018

The music industry is still in the thick of an exciting growth spurt. Total album equivalent consumption, which includes physical and digital album sales, song sales and on-demand audio and video song streams are up 18%.

On-demand song streaming activity is reaching new milestones, with volume surpassing 400 billion, which is offsetting declines in album and track sales. On-demand audio streaming volume is up 45%, having already exceeded 268 billion so far in 2018, and on-demand video streaming volume is up 35% year-over-year.

To get an in-depth understanding of the music industry‚Äôs leading trends, data and insights from the first half of 2018, download Nielsen’s U.S. Music Mid-Year Report 2018.