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The US music industry factsheets are taken from the recently published US country report. They contain all the data included in the country report indexed for ease of reference.


  • Nielsen Music reported big rises in audio and video streaming as well as the continued boom in sales of vinyl albums: Streaming equivalent albums (SEA), where 1,500 streams are considered equivalent to one album sale, almost doubled in 2015.

Features and Benefits

  • The factsheets gather together all the music industry data about the US.
  • Included in the factsheets are recorded music sales, retail stats, royalty collection details, and live ticket sales.

Key questions answered

  • How did the US recorded music sector perform in 2015?
  • Who was the biggest music promoter in the US in 2015 in terms of ticket sales?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: US Music Industry Factsheets

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