Share of total music album consumption* in the United States in 1st half 2017, by genre

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GenreShare of consumption
Rock14.3%
Pop13.4%
Country13.4%
Hip-Hop/Rap8.6%
Stage & Screen7.3%
R&B6.9%
Alternative6.5%
Metal6%
Religious4.8%
Indie Rock4.6%
Punk2.7%
Classical2.2%
Jazz2%
Latin1.7%
Electronica1.2%
Dance1.1%
Children's1.1%
World1%
New Age0.7%
Reggae0.5%

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The statistic above presents the distribution of music album consumption in the United States in the first half of 2017, by genre. In the first half of 2017, classical music consumption accounted for 2.2 percent of total music consumption.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
H1 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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