Share of total music album consumption* in the United States in 2018, by genre

Music album consumption U.S. 2018, by genre The statistic above presents the distribution of music album consumption in the United States in 2018, by genre. In 2018, pop music consumption accounted for 20.1 percent of total music consumption.
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GenreShare of consumption
Hip-Hop/Rap21.7%
Pop20.1%
Rock14%
R&B10.6%
Latin9.4%
Country8.7%
EDM3.9%
Religious3.2%
Stage & Screen2.7%
World1.5%
Jazz1.1%
Reggae1%
Classical1%
Children's0.6%
New Age0.5%
GenreShare of consumption
Hip-Hop/Rap21.7%
Pop20.1%
Rock14%
R&B10.6%
Latin9.4%
Country8.7%
EDM3.9%
Religious3.2%
Stage & Screen2.7%
World1.5%
Jazz1.1%
Reggae1%
Classical1%
Children's0.6%
New Age0.5%
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The statistic above presents the distribution of music album consumption in the United States in 2018, by genre. In 2018, pop music consumption accounted for 20.1 percent of total music consumption.
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Release date
January 2019
Region
United States
Survey time period
2018
Supplementary notes
* Album consumption is calculated as follows:
Total Album Project Units = Album Sales + (Song Sales/10) + (On-Demand Audio Streams/1500)

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