The Rapid Rise of Digital Music

by
,

In 2013, global digital music revenues reached $5.9 billion, up from just $400 million in 2004. The lion's share of digital music revenue is still generated by paid downloads, although streaming services (subscription-based and ad-supported) quickly catch up. In 2013, global download revenues declined by 2.1 percent, while subscription-based and ad-supported streaming revenues grew 51.3 and 17.6 percent, respectively.



Infographic: The Rapid Rise of Digital Music | Statista
 Report
Related Infographics
  • Digital Music Industry
    iTunes Still Popular Among U.S. Music Lovers

    This chart shows U.S. consumers' preferrred digital music platforms.

  • Music Industry
    The LP Is Back! Or Is It?

    This chart shows the rise in LP sales in the United States.

  • Music Industry
    The Rise of Music Streaming Continues

    This chart shows how music consumption in the United States has changed in 2016 compared to the previous year.

  • Digital Music Industry
    Spotify Is Keeping Pace With Apple's Music's Growth

    This chart compares the subscriber growth of Apple Music and Spotify since June 2015.

  • Music Industry
    Vinyl turns the tables on digital

    This chart shows the value of vinyl and digital album sales in the UK in Week 48 of 2015 and 2016.

You may also be interested in...
Infographic Newsletter

Statista offers daily infographics about trending topics covering Media and Society.

Download & Reference
You may also be interested in...
FAQ
Who may use the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day", made available under the Creative Commons License CC BY-ND 3.0, may be used and displayed without charge by all commercial and non-commercial websites. Use is, however, only permitted with proper attribution to Statista. When publishing one of these graphics, please include a backlink to the respective infographic URL.

Which topics are covered by the "Chart of the Day"?
The Statista "Chart of the Day" currently focuses on two sectors: "Media and Technology", updated daily and featuring the latest statistics from the media, internet, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries; and "Economy and Society", which current data from the United States and around the world relating to economic and political issues as well as sports and entertainment.

Can Statista create customized charts?
Absolutely! For information on tailor-made and sector-specific Charts of the Day, please contact Robin Hüdepohl
(robin.huedepohl@statista.com).