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2000s Music Industry Statistics

R&B/Soul/Urban Music

R&B music accounted for the third biggest genre in the music industry by 2008, according to data from Taylor Research & Consulting Group, as reported on RIAA.com in the RIAA's 2008 Consumer Profile. The genre's peak year for market share was 2007 with 11.8, before falling to 10.2 the following year.


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