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Sales figures of digital music in 2012
 
  Sales figures of digital music in 2012
 
    1st Quarter (Jan.-Mar.)
units('000) year-over-year basis value
(¥ Mil)
year-over-year basis
Internet
Downloads
Single Track 17,269 133% 2,713 148%
Album 977 124% 1,067 122%
Total audio downloads 18,246 132% 3,780 140%
Music Video 726 107% 191 109%
Other downloads 3 - 0 -
Total 18,975 131% 3,971 138%
Mobile Ringtunes 15,078 57% 1,497 56%
Ringback tunes 21,945 79% 1,923 80%
Single Track 20,602 70% 7,076 70%
Music Video 898 52% 365 53%
Other Mobile 315 51% 262 92%
Total Mobile Sales 58,837 69% 11,124 69%
Other Subscriptions
(Internet)
    98 132%
Subscriptions
(Mobile)
    67 85%
Other Digital Music Content 359 25% 151 184%
Grand total 78,171 77% 15,410 80%
    2nd Quarter (Apr.-Jun.)
units('000) year-over-year basis value
(¥ Mil)
year-over-year basis
Internet
Downloads
Single Track 15,798 122% 2,703 141%
Album 1,029 118% 1,099 106%
Total audio downloads 16,827 122% 3,802 129%
Music Video 570 92% 155 99%
Other downloads 4 - 0 -
Total 17,401 120% 3,958 127%
Mobile Ringtunes 11,509 50% 1,147 50%
Ringback tunes 20,218 79% 1,766 79%
Single Track 16,314 57% 5,380 55%
Music Video 706 40% 285 42%
Other Mobile 410 77% 237 88%
Total Mobile Sales 49,158 62% 8,815 58%
Other Subscriptions
(Internet)
    113 105%
Subscriptions
(Mobile)
    89 120%
Other Digital Music Content 588 140% 198 168%
Grand total 67,146 71% 13,173 71%
 
    3nd Quarter (Jul.-Sep.)
units('000) year-over-year basis value
(¥ Mil)
year-over-year basis
Internet
Downloads
Single Track 16,789 120% 3,039 146%
Album 1,085 129% 1,179 127%
Total audio downloads 17,875 121% 4,218 140%
Music Video 477 65% 132

69%

Other downloads 9 - 1 -
Total 18,361 118% 4,351 136%
Mobile Ringtunes 10,176 51% 1,038 52%
Ringback tunes 19,160 79% 1,663 76%
Single Track 14,754 56% 4,766 53%
Music Video 593 38% 234 39%
Other Mobile 187 39% 210 80%
Total Mobile Sales 44,870 62% 7,912 56%
Other Subscriptions
(Internet)
    117 132%
Subscriptions
(Mobile)
    128 244%
Other Digital Music Content 517 199% 112 106%
Grand total 63,747 72% 12,620 72%
 
    4th Quarter (Oct.-Dec.)
units('000) year-over-year basis value
(¥ Mil)
year-over-year basis
Internet
Downloads
Single Track 20,291 135% 3,736 163%
Album 1,476 172% 1,806 196%
Total audio downloads 21,768 137% 5,541 173%
Music Video 581 87% 165

95%

Other downloads 3 - 0 -
Total 22,352 135% 5,707 169%
Mobile Ringtunes 8,453 47% 873 49%
Ringback tunes 17,215 79% 1,513 79%
Single Track 13,281 54% 4,169 49%
Music Video 483 43% 192 43%
Other Mobile 158 42% 186 71%
Total Mobile Sales 39,590 60% 6,932 54%
Other Subscriptions
(Internet)
    198 222%
Subscriptions
(Mobile)
    197 373%
Other Digital Music Content 850 209% 61 46%
Grand total 62,791 76% 13,095 79%
 
    2012
units('000) year-over-year basis value
(¥ Mil)
year-over-year basis
Internet
Downloads
Single Track 70,148 128% 12,191 150%
Album 4,567 136%

5,151

137%
Total audio downloads 74,715 128% 17,342 146%
Music Video 2,354 87% 643 92%
Other downloads 19 - 2 -
Total 77,088 126% 17,987 143%
Mobile Ringtunes 45,216 52% 4,556 52%
Ringback tunes 78,538 79% 6,865 78%
Single Track 64,951 60% 21,392 57%
Music Video 2,680 44% 1,076 44%
Other Mobile 1,070 53% 895 83%
Total Mobile Sales 192,455 63% 34,783 60%
Other Subscriptions
(Internet)
    526 146%
Subscriptions
(Mobile)
    481 186%
Other Digital Music Content 2,313 92% 521 119%
Grand total 271,856 74% 54,298 75%
   
 
N.B. 1. Figures represent digital music sales revenue derived from direct, license or consignment sales by RIAJ member companies.
2. Unit: Number of downloads; Value: Net income by RIAJ member companies
3. Definitions
Internet Downloads: Sales results via PC and smartphones
Mobile: Sales results via feature phones
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