Music sales in Australia 2010-2015, by genre

Distribution of music sales in Australia from 2010 to 2015, by genre

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 8, 2016
Music sales in Australia 2010-2015, by genre The statistic above presents the distribution of music sales in Australia from 2010 to 2015, by genre. In 2015, classical and operatic music sales accounted for 4.7 percent of total music sales. The largest share of music sales in 2015 belonged to rock and pop music, which accounted for 76.13 percent of all music sales. A slightly different picture emerged in the United States, where hip-hop/rap was the most popular genre as 18.2 percent of all songs consumed in 2016 belonged to this genre. Pop came in second place, accounting for 15.3 percent of all songs. However, when it came to the more traditional forms of music consumption, rock came out on top. In 2016, 20.3 percent of vinyls sold in the United States were from the rock genre. In contrast, only 5.8 percent of the vinyls were hip-hop/rap.
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Distribution of music sales in Australia from 2010 to 2015, by genre

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