Category: Music Streaming Statistics

Here is a collection of some of the most interesting music streaming statistics and facts and fun facts I have stumbled across in my internet travels. Posts here cover both individual companies as well as the industry as a whole. Stat posts here are edited and updated almost daily, so be sure to check back often!

Music Streaming Statistics Facts

Music Streaming Statistics and Fun Facts

Revenue generated by the streaming music industry in 2017:

$4 billion


Average amount a music consumer in the US spend on streaming music annually:

less than $15

Last updated 11/15/17


Percentage of US music industry revenue that comes from music streaming:

75%

Last updated 9/21/18


Percentage of US music consumers’ overall annual music spend that is on streaming:

9%

Last updated 11/15/17


Percentage of US music consumers that have a paid music streaming subscription:

29%

Last updated 11/15/17


Percentage of all US music listening that comes from music streaming:

75%

Last updated 7/11/18


Percentage of US consumers that listen to online music streaming services:

75%

Last updated 4/18/16


Percentage of China Tier 1 consumers that listen to online music streaming services:

72%

Last updated 4/18/16


Percentage of China Tier 2 consumers that listen to online music streaming services:

67%

Last updated 4/18/16


Percentage of China Tier 2 consumers that listen to online music streaming services:

49%

Last updated 4/18/16


Growth in on-demand audio streams in 2016 in the US:

76%


Share of total music consumption in the US in 2016 that came from audio streaming:

38%


Year that streaming overtook digital downloads as the US music industry’s primary source of income:

2015


Number of music streams in 2019 (so far):

507.7 billion

Last updated 6/28/19


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