This week, Canada hit a well-known milestone in song listening. For the first time, Canadians streamed extra than 2 billion audio streams in a single week. The figure modified into announced this week by MRC Recordsdata, the most comprehensive world provider of knowledge and analytics to the entertainment and song replace. 

“A runt bit over two years within the past Canada reached 1.5 billion weekly audio streams, and we are gay to fragment that the country has rapidly completed one other necessary milestone with 2 billion weekly audio streams,” talked about Select Jonas, CEO P-MRC Recordsdata.  “With the Canadian audio streaming market currently up over 12 percent year over year from 2020, we absolutely are awaiting to search extra file weeks within the lengthy bustle.” 

“Two billion on-ask audio streams in a week is an immense accomplishment for Canada’s song market,” talked about Patrick Rogers, CEO of Song Canada. “This number involves streams from licensed companies and products love Spotify, Apple Song, Amazon and TIDAL. These companies and products provide song followers with on-ask entry to extra than 70 million licensed songs – a level of entry that is resulting in additional song being performed and consumed than ever prior to.”

When taking a survey deeper into these spectacular streaming numbers, Pop, Rock, Rap, Country, and Different Rock had the supreme volume increases all over the final few years, serving to Canada reach the 2 billion weekly audio streams milestone.

“The two billion data point from MRC Recordsdata isn’t only a bunch. It’s a benchmark that displays how mighty Canadians like and price song,” continued Rogers. “This new benchmark moreover demonstrates the not probably growth that the recorded replace has undergone all over the final decade. These streams came from licensed, on-ask song companies and products which technique that the creators within the relief of this song are being compensated.”

“It’s fundamental to be conscious that this 2 billion figure isn’t an annual stat. It isn’t a monthly stat. It’s 2 billion streams in a single week,” added Rogers. “Subsequent week, MRC Recordsdata will restart their count at zero, and Canadians will display screen in opposition to 2 billion again – all by taking note of their licensed songs and discovering new ones.”

“There is a marvelous quantity of proficient artists vying to be heard on these platforms, and followers can hear their song when they desire and the intention in which they desire,” talked about Rogers. “On this incredibly aggressive market, file labels play a excessive role, partnering with, and investing in, artists to lend a hand them attain creative and commercial success.”


Erica Meekes

Song Canada

(416) 462-1485

About Song Canada

Song Canada is a non-earnings replace organization that represents the important thing file companies in Canada:  Sony Song Entertainment Canada, Fashioned Song Canada and Warner Song Canada. Song Canada moreover works with some of the leading neutral file labels and distributors, recording studios, are living song venues, concert promoters, managers and artists within the promotion and construction of the song cluster.

About MRC Recordsdata

MRC Recordsdata is the most comprehensive world provider of knowledge and analytics to the entertainment and song replace and customers.  Established in 2019 with the acquisition of Nielsen’s song data analytics replace, MRC Recordsdata companies and products digital carrier companies (DSPs), labels, airplay, and song outlets. MRC Recordsdata’s data powers the Billboard charts, the replace’s most total and properly-respected database of charts correct by all song genres. MRC Recordsdata products encompass Song Join, BDSradio and Song360, which collectively desire and picture the most noteworthy dataset connected to song sales, performance, artist exercise, and client engagement. MRC Recordsdata is half of P-MRC Recordsdata, a joint endeavor between MRC and Penske Media Company (PMC).

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