Music in the U.S.

Statistics report on music in the U.S.

Music in the U.S.

This report has been compiled to provide statistical information about music in the United States, including data on revenue, bestsellers, and consumption, as well as details about the Grammys. The report also offers insights into the concert business record companies.

Table of contents

Global overview

  • Premium Statistic Global revenue of the recorded music industry 1999-2023
  • Premium Statistic Music industry revenue distribution worldwide 2023, by source
  • Premium Statistic Recorded music market revenue worldwide 2005-2023
  • Premium Statistic Music streaming revenue growth worldwide 2013-2022

U.S. overview

  • Premium Statistic Music industry revenue in the U.S. 2009-2023
  • Basic Statistic U.S. music industry - revenue distribution 2017-2023, by source
  • Premium Statistic Retail value of music shipments in the U.S. 1999-2023
  • Premium Statistic Change in music sales in the U.S. 2009-2023
  • Premium Statistic Music album sales in the U.S. 2007-2022


  • Basic Statistic Top selling albums of all time in the U.S. 2023
  • Premium Statistic Top-selling digital songs in the U.S. 2023
  • Basic Statistic Most popular songs in the U.S. 2023, by streams
  • Premium Statistic Top-selling vinyl albums in the U.S. 2023
  • Premium Statistic Most popular online music videos in the U.S. 2021

Market leaders

  • Premium Statistic Annual revenue of Sony Corporation's music segment 2008-2023
  • Basic Statistic Universal Music Group: music publishing revenue 2007-2023
  • Premium Statistic Warner Music Group: music publishing revenue 2004-2023
  • Premium Statistic Share of WMG revenue generated by Apple and Spotify 2017-2023

Concert business

  • Basic Statistic The most successful music tours in North America in 2023
  • Basic Statistic Most successful music tours in North America 2023, based on ticket sales
  • Basic Statistic Most successful music tours worldwide 2023
  • Basic Statistic Live Nation Entertainment's concert revenue from 2008 to 2023
  • Basic Statistic Number of events promoted by Live Nation from 2008 to 2023


  • Premium Statistic Music consumption in the U.S. in 2021, by genre & format
  • Premium Statistic Digital Market Outlook: digital music user share in the U.S. 2021, by age
  • Premium Statistic Streamed music consumption in the U.S. 2021, by genre
  • Premium Statistic Popular online music brands in the U.S. 2023

Digital music

  • Basic Statistic Digital music revenue in the U.S. 2008-2023, by type
  • Basic Statistic Mobile music revenue in the U.S. 2005-2023
  • Premium Statistic Top-selling digital music albums in the U.S. 2021
  • Premium Statistic Digital album sales in the U.S. 2008-2023
  • Basic Statistic Value of digital music singles downloaded in the U.S. 2004-2023
  • Basic Statistic Spotify: most streamed weekly tracks in the U.S. 2022


  • Basic Statistic Number of Grammy Awards categories 1959-2023
  • Basic Statistic Most Grammy-winning albums of all time
  • Basic Statistic Most Grammy-winning individuals of all time
  • Basic Statistic Most Latin Grammy Award-winning individuals of all time
  • Premium Statistic Grammy Awards - number of viewers 2000-2024

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