We thought it would be pretty interesting to run some queries that identified the genres of releases being distributed by TuneCore Artists and then bought globally in the digital music services.  We’ve put together a few graphs below to show you what we found…

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TuneCore Artist Genre Distribution By Country – April 2011 – April 2012 (click to open as a PDF or click on the images below to enlarge)

An Interesting Observation: The US is remarkably well-distributed between genres. The UK and Canada buy more comedy and less hip-hop.

The 10 biggest countries by sales for TuneCore Artists are:

US
UK
Canada
Australia
Germany
France
Sweden
Norway
Switzerland
Italy

*The US has about 7.5x the sales in UK and 100x the sales in Italy

TuneCore Artist Genre Distribution June 2011 – May 2012

Top genres for albums are:

Rock
Hip Hop/Rap
Alternative
Pop
Christian/Gospel

Top genres for singles are:

Hip Hop/Rap
Pop
Rock
Alternative
Electronic

Genre Distribution, Sales Revenue for Active Releases, Last 12 Months

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