2013 SoundScan Stats – Market Share of Major Record Labels Compared to Independent Labels

A2IM has shared the 2013 SoundScan statistics. This shows that the major label market share of albums in 2013 compared to 2012. Independent Labels now have 34.6% U.S. of the overall recorded music market.

Since some indies are distributed by the majors, market share based on master ownership and not distribution.

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