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Introduction

US recorded-music consumption has registered a very positive year, with streaming again boosting consumption levels to record highs.

Highlights

  • Although the number of audio and video streams served increased year on year, it was video streams that registered the highest growth.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the latest recorded-music consumption results for the US.
  • Analyzes recorded-music consumption in the US last year by format and genre.

Key questions answered

  • What share of recorded-music consumption in the US last year came from video streams?
  • What share of physical format sales in 2019 were of vinyl LPs?

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  • Summary
  • Solid gains for US recorded-music consumption
  • One trillion streams and a continued revival in vinyl sales
  • R&B/hip-hop leads rock and pop as the top genre

Appendix

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