The Good Old Radio Trumps Online Services for Music Discovery
When it comes to discovering new music nothing beats the good old radio. That's according to the results of an Edison Research survey which finds that 35% of Americans, who try to keep up with the latest music, consider FM/AM radio their number one source to keep up with the latest trends.
Personal recommendations are also popular when it comes to music, with 21% of the respondents mostly relying on their social circle to stay up-to-date. Among the plethora of online music services, surprisingly, YouTube is the most important one for music discovery, 9% of the respondents find new tunes on Google's video portal.
- AM/FM radio share of listening time in the United Kingdom (UK) Q1 2011-Q1 2016AM/FM radio share of listening time in the United Kingdom (UK) Q1 2011-Q1 2016
- Sources used for keeping up-to-date with music U.S. 2016Sources used for keeping up-to-date with music U.S. 2016
- Music sources awareness level in the U.S. 2014Music sources awareness level in the U.S. 2014
- Weekly time spent with media per user in the U.S. 2016, by ageWeekly time spent with media per user in the U.S. 2016, by age
- Most popular Apple App Store categories 2016Most popular Apple App Store categories 2016
- Global music industry revenue 2015-2020Global music industry revenue 2015-2020
- Value of the global entertainment and media market 2011-2020Value of the global entertainment and media market 2011-2020
- Value of the U.S. entertainment and media market 2011-2020Value of the U.S. entertainment and media market 2011-2020
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