BuzzAngle Music U.S. 2016 Mid-Year Report

July 5th
BuzzAngle Music 2016 U.S. Mid-Year Report U.S. consumption of music continued to grow in the first half of 2016, even as sales of most formats declined, according to Border City Media’s state-of-the-industry data service BuzzAngle Music. With the pace of audio streaming more than doubling activity tracked over the same period last year, Total Industry Consumption was up by an…

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2016 Grammys Impact on Artist Sales

February 16th
The Grammy Awards lived up to its billing as “Music’s Biggest Night,” according to same-day numbers from Border City Media’s BuzzAngle Music platform, which collects daily data from all meaningful U.S. sellers of music, both digital and physical, as well as music streaming services. – Nominated artists gained on average an increase of 17,000 album sales (a 27.8% increase) and…

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2015 BuzzAngle Music U.S. Industry Snapshot

January 4th
updated January 8, 2016 * The U.S. music industry saw its first growth year since 2011, and only its third since 2000, according to year-end data compiled by Border City Media’s BuzzAngle Music platform. Aside from robust growth in audio and video streaming, which each practically doubled over 2014 consumption, the snapshot reveals continued growth for vinyl product, which helped…

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The Beatles are a Smashing Success with Streaming

December 28th
The Beatles were a smashing success in the streaming debut on 12/24. BuzzAngle Music reports the following U.S. stats for 12/24-12/25: – The Beatles were the #1 streamed artist with over 22M streams, over 4M more than #2 Justin Bieber – The Beatles had 64 songs in Top 1,000 streamed songs – The Beatles songs represented 5.2% of the overall…

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