Listening To Music On Smartphones Explodes [STUDY, CHARTS]


August 2013
image from www.thatericalper.com1 in 5 Americans listen to music on smartphones, according to an eMarketer study. Listening to music on a hones is now a regular activity for 70 million in the US with double-digit growth predicted to continue through 2015. The stats combine phone users who stream music via Pandora, Spotify or a digital radio station with those who download music to their phone.

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eMarketer’s forecast does not include listeners who only sideload music from their PC to their phone.
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eMarketer based its estimates of digital music listening on the analysis of survey and traffic data from research firms and regulatory agencies, historical trends, company-specific data, and demographic and socioeconomic factors.


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