Music Streaming Eats Downloads With On-Demand Up 42% Over 2013, Digital Sales Down 12%

Screen Shot 2014-07-03 at 12.50.06 PM Nielsen’s U.S. music report on the first half of 2014 shows digital music consumption rapidly shifting from downloads to streaming. On-demand streaming was up 42% over the first half of 2013, racking up 70 billion play in the first half of 2014. Meanwhile, digital track sales fell 13% to 593.6 million and album sales fell 11.6% to 53.8 million. The report on US trends (not… Read More
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