Music Download


  • Paid downloads of professionally produced single tracks or albums/compilations
  • Permanently accessible after purchase


  • Digital audio books
Market definition


United States

  • Revenue in the "Music Download" segment amounts to US$1,616m in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of -8 % resulting in a market volume of US$1,161m in 2021.
  • User penetration is at 13.8 % in 2017 and is expected to hit 10.0 % in 2021.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) currently amounts to US$45.12.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in the United States (US$1,616m in 2017).
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