Music Subscriptions and Streaming Are Taking Off
Older ways of buying music, namely physical copies and downloads, are still dominating the global industry’s revenue. However, even though revenue from physical purchases and downloads remain strong, their popularity has started declining.
Ad-supported streams and subscriptions have started gaining considerable traction with the latter proving immensely successful. Indeed, subscription plans have seen global revenue rise an impressive 51.3 percent in 2013, reaching $1.1 billion.
- Music streaming revenue worldwide 2010-2015, by typeMusic streaming revenue worldwide 2010-2015, by type
- Subscription music streaming: retail value of sales in the United Kingdom 2009-2015Subscription music streaming: retail value of sales in the United Kingdom 2009-2015
- Revenue from music streaming in Germany 2008-2015Revenue from music streaming in Germany 2008-2015
- Music industry revenue in the Netherlands 2012-2020Music industry revenue in the Netherlands 2012-2020
- Music single unit sales in the United Kingdom (UK) 2008-2015, by formatMusic single unit sales in the United Kingdom (UK) 2008-2015, by format
- Global digital music revenue 2005-2015Global digital music revenue 2005-2015
- Digital share of global media revenue 2015, by mediumDigital share of global media revenue 2015, by medium
- Global revenue of the music industry 2002-2015Global revenue of the music industry 2002-2015
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