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Music Market Update: Canada

  First published on www.nielsen.com   With five albums debuting in the top ten, overall album sales are up 15% over last week, but down 3% over the same week last year. Year-to-date album sales are down 6% over the … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: United States

  First published on www.nielsen.com   With five debuts in the top ten, overall album sales are up 6% over last week, but down 3% over the same week last year. Year-to-date album sales are down 13% over the same … Continue reading

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In the Steams: The Changing Listening Landscape

  First published on www.nielsen.com   Taylor Swift’s 1989 has topped the U.S. album charts for a third week running—with over 1.9 million albums sold to date. But sales continue to be only part of the story. On-demand streaming services continue to dominate … Continue reading

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Rhythm and Culture: Tapping In to Today’s Latin Music Listener

    First published on www.nielsen.com   The Latin music scene across the U.S. is vibrant and growing. And with the 15th annual Latin GRAMMYs and the first iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina set to heat things up this month, Latin music is … Continue reading

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Attachment to Print- It’s a Parenting Thing

  First published on www.nielsen.com   While technology continues to influence how we consume content, most parents in the U.S. still place a high level of importance on print when it comes to reading. In some cases, they’re even bigger … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: Canada

  First published on www.nielsen.com   Despite five debuts in the top ten, overall album sales are down 6% over last week and down 30% over the same week last year (when both Celine Dion and Eminem each sold over … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: United States

  First published on www.nielsen.com   With only two debuts in the top ten, and a week following Taylor Swift’s million selling week, overall album sales are down 15% over last week and down 13% over the same week last … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: Canada

  First published on www.nielsen.com   Thanks to one major superstar release, overall album sales are up 18% over last week and up 3% over the same week last year. Year-to-date album sales remain down 5% over the same period … Continue reading

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Music Market Update: United States

  First published on www.nielsen.com   Thanks to one major superstar release, overall album sales are up 30% over last week and up 23% over the same week last year. Year-to-date album sales improve, now down 13% over the same … Continue reading

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To Stream, Or Not To Stream…

  First published www.nielsen.com   Taylor Swift is making big waves this week. Not only did she sell nearly 1.3 million copies of her album “1989” in its debut week—an impressive statistic considering no other album released this year has … Continue reading

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