This is the second roundup of music industry statistics analysis for September 2018.
- New research published by AudienceNet has shed considerable light on music-listening habits in the US, including which demographic is doing most of the listening and which service is most popular.
- A survey of more than 2,000 adults in the UK in the last week of August has revealed that the average cost of attending a live music concert is higher than the cost of going to sporting events, going to the theater, or attending a business conference.
- The Finnish branch of IFPI has reported a small rise in trade earnings from recorded-music sales in the first half of this year, with growth in subscriptions more than offsetting declines in almost all the buy-to-own formats.
Features and Benefits
- Details music industry statistics and financials for the second half of September.
- Covers music sales in the US and Finland, music consumption in India, and financial results for BMI.
Key questions answered
- What is the biggest earner for BMI author members?
- What is the most popular music consumption source in India?
Table of contents
US music listening, Indian music consumption, UK event cost, Finland midyear sales, BMI results
Streaming closes the gap on terrestrial radio in the US
Video leads music streaming consumption in India
Live music the most expensive type of entertainment in the UK
Modest rise for Finnish recorded-music sales
Record collections and distributions for BMI