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Please scroll down to read the Spanish language version of this report below. / Por favor, desplácese hacia abajo para leer nuestra traducción en Español.   Latin music continues to rise – powering the overall music market and reporting its highest revenue figure in history last year at $886 million.  With…
In 2021, recorded music revenues in the United States grew 23% to $15.0 billion at estimated retail value. All major formats of music grew versus the prior year with the exception of digital downloads. Paid subscriptions continued to be the biggest growth driver, resulting in the sixth consecutive year…
Please scroll down to read the Spanish language version of this report below. / Por favor, desplácese hacia abajo para leer nuestra traducción en Español.   Revenues for Latin music in the U.S. grew 37% to $407 million in the first half of 2021 (1H 2021), continuing their recovery. Latin…

2021 Mid-Year Music Industry Revenue Report | RIAA

September 2021 |Sales & Revenue

Recorded music revenues in the U.S. grew 27% in the first half of 2021 versus the prior year, from $5.6 to $7.1 billion at retail value. Paid subscriptions continued to be the strongest contributor to growth, comprising nearly two-thirds of total revenue, averaging more than 80 million paid subscriptions for…
The Music Consumer Profile serves as a resource for data about music consumers. These profiles provide data on a wide variety of music fans, including their ages, backgrounds, preferred listening method and favorite music genres. Source: MusicWatch Inc.
Please scroll down to read the Spanish language version of this report below. / Por favor, desplácese hacia abajo para leer nuestra traducción en Española.   Latin music revenues in the U.S. continued to grow for a fifth consecutive year in 2020. Despite the Covid-19 challenges of cancelled live shows and…
United States recorded music revenues grew 9.2% in 2020 to $12.2 billion at estimated retail value. This is the fifth consecutive year of growth for the industry, as paid subscription services continued to be the primary driver of revenue increases, and reached a record number of subscriptions. Streaming music’s share…
Robert Stoner and Jéssica Dutra of Economists Inc. prepared a report on the music industry’s contribution to the United States economy. The report finds the music industry creates $170 billion in value annually to U.S. GDP, supports 2.47 million jobs across a wide range of professions, and accounts for $9.08…
In the first half of 2020, revenues from Latin music in the U.S. grew 18.6% to $296.1 million at retail value, the fourth consecutive year of double digit percentage growth. Latin music continued to grow its share of overall U.S. music revenues to 5.2%.
In the first half of 2020, U.S. recorded music revenues grew 5.6% to $5.7 billion at retail value, continuing the positive growth trends of recent years. Streaming music grew to 85% of the market by value, compared with 80% the prior year. At wholesale value, revenues grew 5.1% to…