Digitalaudio has been taking up more than an hour per day of US adults’ time since 2016, and 2022 will be another year of solid growth. They will consume an additional 3 minutes per day of digitalaudio this year, to reach 1:40. Among active digitalaudio listeners, the daily figure will be a robust 2:17.
Spotify is the No. 1 digitalaudio service among US teens and adults, with 35% digitalaudio listeners ages 12 and older using that platform the most. YouTube Music comes in at No. 2, with 18%, while Pandora rounds out the top three at 15%.
About two-thirds of the US population ages 12 and older listens to digitalaudio at least once per week, up 5 percentage points from 2021. Over the past decade, that share has grown by 38 percentage points, making the weekly listenership now 192 million strong.