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Music Industry Statistics


In 2007 the size of the U.S. music industry in terms of shipments from manufacturers to music retail outlets fell from $11.7 billion to $10.4 billion, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The top genres of 2007 with respective market shares as ranked by the RIAA Consumer Profile were:

1. Rock (32.4)
2. R&B/Urban (11.8)
3. Country (11.5)
4. Rap/Hip-Hop (10.8)
5. Pop (12.1)

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