If you are wondering about how much new music can be injected into a stream, check out this report by Bridge Ratings:
While a solid 40% of Pandora’s consumers rate the service “Excellent”, a large component of Pandora’s users find the music flow or unfamiliar music quotient to be less comfortable compared to their experience listening to terrestrial radio streams.
According to Billboard (view more information)
Worldwide, a record $4.4 billion in box office revenues were reported to Boxscore, an 11.7% increase over last year and the second consecutive year of double-digit growth. Attendance of 73 million represents a 12.6% increase over 2008, an important trend for a sector of the business that is now considered the most important for the majority of artists.
Via Edison Research (view the article):
Recent data from comScore shows a consistent 3 month decline among 18-24s, who may perceive Facebook as losing its “cool”. A little more than half of 18-24 year olds agreed that “sites like Facebook are diluting the quality of relationships.” Approximately 40% of them said they now use sites that are more focused on specific interests, such as music or movies.
Stats and charts via TechCrunch (click to view more).
95% of pages have more than 10 fans
65% of pages have more than 100 fans
23% of pages have more than 1,000 fans
4% of pages have more than 10,000 fans
0.76% of pages have more than 100,000 fans
0.047% of pages have more than one million fans (297 in total).
According to Nielsen via Mark Ramsey, in 2009, mp3 players had 11.5% daily reach and 69 minutes of daily average use. Streaming had 9.3% daily reach and 67 minutes of daily average use.
Time to start thinking about the impact that mobile internet will have on the music industry. See the Morgan Stanley Internet / Mary Meeker presentation on TechCrunch.