Music consumption in the U.S. H1 2019, by genre & format

The most recent data shows that physical albums accounted for just 11 percent of music consumption in the United States, almost half the share recorded for the year of 2017. The vast majority of music consumption was via on-demand audio streaming across every genre, but fans of certain genres were more inclined to enjoy their favorite music on a physical album than others. Less than 65 percent of music in the rock, Christian/gospel, world, jazz, and classical genres was consumed via streaming, whereas for R&B/hip-hop, Latin, and EDM/dance the share was more than 85 percent.

Distribution of music consumption in the United States in the first half of 2019, by genre and format

Physical albumDigital albumDigital TracksOn-demand audio streaming
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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

Janury 4 to June 20, 2019

Supplementary notes

Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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