U.S. Shipment Numbers

NEW - 2012-2013 Year-End U.S. Music Shipment and Revenue Statistics

Link to view the RIAA's new two year-end music shipment and revenue statistics including 2012 and 2013 data on key music formats like digital downloads, subscriptions and streaming plus CDs, vinyl and more. (Note that the shipment data is not displayed by genre).

Additionally, comprehensive, historical shipment and revenue figures dating all the way back to 1973 are available by subscription only.  Learn about our shipment database subscription here.

2012-2013 U.S. Year-End LATIN Music Shipment and Revenue Statistics

Because of Latin music’s importance to the American recorded 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.