While radio—traditional, streaming and satellite—continues to hold its own for music listening across Canada, there’s no denying the growth of podcast listening as well. Across the general population, 33% of consumers say they listen to more podcast content than they did a year ago. Among...
On-demand streaming continue to super-charge the Canadian music industry, as the first half of 2019 saw a six-month record of more than 43 billion on-demand streams. This exciting milestone was led by singles and albums by Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Halsey, Khalid, Shawn Mendes BTS and Bad Bunny...
The music industry experienced significant overall growth in 2018, with total album equivalent audio consumption up 21% over 2017, driven by a 47% increase in on-demand audio song streams compared to last year.
Music streaming hit new milestones during the first half of the year in Canada, and there’s no reason to expect that record-breaking momentum to slow down.
Nielsen Music provides a front-row seat to changing music consumption habits by interviewing more than 13,000 Canadian music fans over the past five years to identify what people listen to, how they do it and where they spend their money with an ever-expanding range of choices.
The music industry in Canada has never been stronger with record consumption, growing live music attendance and a new class of emerging artists.
Neuroscience shows us that, when used correctly, music can put viewers and listeners in a more positive mood, leading to a greater reliance on intuition and a reduction in both critical thought and focus on detail.
Live music is one of the biggest entertainment draws in Canada, and it’s growing in popularity. Fans don’t just show up, though. They make plans months and weeks ahead of events, engage with on-site brand activations, interact with other event-goers, share their live music and festival...
In Canada, an 87% year-over-year increase in audio on-demand streaming has helped alleviate a 17% decrease in album sales and 20% decrease in digital track sales.
It’s been an action-packed first half of the year for music in Canada, with records broken and chart history made. A significant streaming milestone was also reached in April, when weekly on-demand audio streaming surpassed 700 million.