Share of total music album consumption* in the United States in 2017, by genre

Music album consumption U.S. 2017, by genre The statistic above presents the distribution of music album consumption in the United States in 2017, by genre. In 2017, pop music consumption accounted for 17.2 percent of total music consumption.
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GenreShare of consumption
Rock22.2%
Rap/Hip-Hop17.5%
Pop17.2%
R&B8.7%
Country8.1%
Latin7.5%
Stage & Screen3.9%
EDM3.9%
Religious2.9%
Jazz1.2%
World1.1%
Classical1.1%
Children's0.8%
Reggae0.8%
Holiday0.7%
Comedy/Spoken0.6%
New Age0.6%
Blues0.4%
Folk0.4%
Easy Listening0.2%
GenreShare of consumption
Rock22.2%
Rap/Hip-Hop17.5%
Pop17.2%
R&B8.7%
Country8.1%
Latin7.5%
Stage & Screen3.9%
EDM3.9%
Religious2.9%
Jazz1.2%
World1.1%
Classical1.1%
Children's0.8%
Reggae0.8%
Holiday0.7%
Comedy/Spoken0.6%
New Age0.6%
Blues0.4%
Folk0.4%
Easy Listening0.2%

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The statistic above presents the distribution of music album consumption in the United States in 2017, by genre. In 2017, pop music consumption accounted for 17.2 percent of total music consumption.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
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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