Song streams up 32% to 118bn in 2013 in US

Tom Pakinkis

The number of music streams in the US jumped 32% in 2013.

The figure comes from an end-of-year report from Nielsen and Billboard, which reveals that song streams in the territory totaled 118.1 billion in 2013.

The data takes into account a number of digital audio and video services including AOL, Cricket, Medianet, Rdio, Rhapsody, Slacker, Spotify, YouTube/Vevo and Zune.

According to Nielsen BDS US streaming data, Baauer's Harlem Shake topped the list of 2013’s Top 10 most streamed ...

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