Music App Report 2023

A comprehensive overview of the music app industry

David Curry

Updated: November 15, 2023

Executive Summary

The experience of finding and listening to music has come a long way in the past 20 years, and even more-so in the last ten with the rise of music streaming services, with libraries in the tens of millions available for the price of a CD album.

How much revenue did music streaming apps make in 2022?

Music streaming apps made a total of $43.3 billion revenue in 2022, which accounted for about 80% of all recorded music revenues.

What is the most popular music app?

In terms of total usage, YouTube is the most popular with about two billion users watching music videos. In terms of subscribers, Spotify is the most subscribed to service.

How much time does the average user spend listening to music?

The average time spent listening to music has increased over the past five years, reaching 20.1 hours per week in 2022.

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Table of contents

  • Music App Financials
  • Music App Usage
  • Music App Subscribers
  • Music App Downloads
  • Music App Market Share
  • Music App Demographics
  • Music App Benchmarks

The Music App Report – Research, Insights and Statistics is provided as downloadable PDF document with all data presented as charts and tables. So you can easily extract graphics and individual data.  It provides an overview of the sector’s financials, usage, downloads, market share, demographics, and benchmarks.

What’s included? 

  • Document: PDF
  • Charts: 82
  • Data Points: 984
  • Pages: 87

The Music App Report – Research, Insights and Statistics has been assembled by our in-house team of analysts at Business of Apps. We believe this is the most comprehensive report available on the app market. If you have any questions get in touch

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List of Charts

  • Music Streaming Revenues
  • Music Streaming Revenues Forecast
  • Music Streaming Revenues in US
  • Music Streaming Revenues by App
  • Music Streaming Revenues by Region
  • Spotify Revenues
  • YouTube Music Revenues
  • Apple Music Revenues
  • Amazon Music Revenues
  • Pandora Revenues
  • Deezer Revenues
  • Tidal Revenues
  • SoundCloud Revenues
  • Tencent Music Revenues
  • NetEase Music Revenues
  • Music Streaming Revenue by Format
  • Music Streaming Licensing Revenue Split
  • Podcast Revenue
  • Audiobook Revenue
  • Music Streaming App Users
  • YouTube Users
  • Spotify Users
  • SoundCloud Users
  • Pandora Users
  • Resso Users
  • Tencent Music Users
  • NetEase Music Users
  • Gaana Music Users
  • Music Streaming Average Daily Usage
  • Music Listening Average Time Spent
  • Podcast Users
  • Audiobook Usage
  • Music Streaming Subscriptions
  • Music Streaming Subscriptions Forecast
  • Music Streaming Subscribers by App
  • Spotify Subscribers
  • Apple Music Subscribers
  • Amazon Music Subscribers
  • YouTube Music Subscribers
  • Tencent Music Subscribers
  • NetEase Music Subscribers
  • Pandora Subscribers
  • Music Streaming App Downloads
  • Music Streaming Downloads by App 2022
  • Music Streaming Downloads by App in US 2022
  • Spotify Downloads
  • YouTube Music Downloads
  • Amazon Music Downloads
  • Apple Music Downloads
  • SoundCloud Downloads
  • Resso Downloads
  • Deezer Downloads
  • Pandora Downloads
  • Ganna Music Downloads
  • Tidal Downloads
  • Music Streaming App Market Share in US
  • Music Streaming App Market Share in UK
  • Music Streaming App Market Share in Germany
  • Music Streaming App Market Share in France
  • Podcasting App Market Share in US
  • Audiobook App Market Share
  • Music Streaming Age Demographics
  • Spotify Age Demographics
  • Apple Music Age Demographics
  • Amazon Music Age Demographics
  • YouTube Music Age Demographics
  • Music Streaming Engagement by Age
  • Music Streaming Engagement by Country
  • Podcast Engagement by Age
  • Music Spend by Age
  • Retention and Conversion Rates
  • Music Streaming Pay Per Stream
  • Music Listening vs Radio by Age
  • Engagement With Music by Format Type
  • Entertainment Usage by Activity
  • Podcast Revenues by Ad Placement
  • Podcast Revenues by Ad Type
  • Audiobook Engagement by Activity

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