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Music Industry Statistics

2003

In 2003 the size of the U.S. music industry in terms of shipments from manufacturers to music retail outlets fell from $12.6 billion to $11.8 billion, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The top genres of 2003 with respective market shares as ranked by the RIAA Consumer Profile were:

1. Rock (25.2)
2. Rap/Hip-Hop (13.3)
3. R&B/Urban (10.6)
4. Country (10.4)
5. Pop (8.9)


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