The Year-End Industry Shipment and Revenue Statistics provide current and last years’ U.S. recording industry data on key industry formats (CDs, cassettes, downloads etc.). The data is not displayed by genre. Older data back to 1973 is available by subscription only. Older data back to 1973 is available by subscription only. Learn about our shipment statistics database subscription here.
• 2011-2012 U.S. Year-End LATIN Music Shipment and Revenue Statistics
Because of Latin music’s importance to the American music industry, the RIAA began collecting comprehensive shipment data from the Latin sector. These figures, which are incorporated into the overall U.S. Market Report, break out the amount of Latin product into the domestic marketplace. Latin music is defined as product 51% or more in the Spanish language.