According to a 2015 Nielsen Report, 2015 was another newsworthy year for the record industry. Not everything was good news, but overall, the demand for music is stronger than ever.
The following are some of the charts and figures form the 2015 Nielsen Music U.S. Report:
Streaming Nearly Doubles Vs. Prior Year
Digital Download Sales Continue to Decline
Combined (Physical + Digital) Album Sales Continue to Decline
But When SEA (Streaming Equivalent Albums) Are Factored in, Consumption is Up
Total Digital Consumption Surges 26 percent
2015—The Year of Adele
“25’s sales loomed so large, it represented 3.1 percent of total album sales in 2015,” states a Billboard article from the beginning of 2016. Click below to read it:
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