Music consumption is at an all-time high. Overall volume is up 3% over 2016, fueled by a 76% increase in on-demand audio streams, enough to offset declines in sales and return a positive year for the business.
Global sport's top-line metrics, notably global sponsorship and media rights spend, continued to point in the right direction in 2016 but it was also a year of rapid change across the industry.
Nielsen Sports' latest report examines not only the rising interest in para-sports and the Paralympics, its growing status as a media product and how the Games already works for partners, but also notes the opportunity it provides to change attitudes – and, critically, what that might mean for...
In the first six months of 2016, total music consumption in Canada grew more than 7% on a year-over-year basis, streaming volume continues to grow, but total album sales were down almost 20%.
Music listening in Canada remains as popular as it ever has been, driven by new music services and great new music by home-grown superstar artists. What continues to change, however, is how fans are accessing and engaging with music.
Nearly two-thirds of global respondents (65%) in a Nielsen online survey in 61 countries say they watch some form of VOD programming, which includes long- and short-form content.
Aside from the excitement about Adele’s “25” at year-end, on-demand audio and video streaming continued to gain in popularity in 2015, posting growth rates of 83% and 102%, respectively. Vinyl also posted its 10th consecutive year of sales growth.
Hispanic Baby Boomer (50-64) and Greatest Generation (65+) consumers are redefining retirement by living and working longer, establishing increased wealth potential and bearing the torch as the cultural matriarchs in their families and communities.
Three factors form the foundation of a successful ad campaign: Reach, resonance and reaction. Reach the right audience, and ensure your advertising resonates positively so you can generate the desired reaction. Simple–right? Wrong.
Proud of their roots in a continent that represents over 60% of the global population, hailing from more than 40 countries, and speaking dozens of languages, Asian-Americans are sharing their unique stories, influencing tastes and trends, displaying their style, and flexing their wallets.