Top Online Music Destinations- MySpace Music Grows by 190 percent!

clip_image002According to Neilson Online study done recently for the list of top online music destinations in the US, AOL Music ranked at the Number 1 position with a unique audience of 22,686. At the Number 2 spot came Yahoo Music with a unique audience of 20,571, followed by My Space Music with a unique audience of 12,130.

What’s interesting to note here is that the unique visitors to’s sub-domain the have increased tremendously since its launch in September 2008. This means a growth to 12.1 million in June 2009 from 4.2 million unique visitors.

When we compare these numbers to the unique visitors to other sites within the music category in June, ranks at number 3, just behind AOL Music and Yahoo Music. The good news for is that it is ahead of popular music sites like MTV Networks Music and

Top Online Music Destinations

Rank Site Unique Audience
1 AOL Music 22,686
2 Yahoo! Music 20,571
3 MySpace Music 12,130
4 MTV Networks Music 11,177
5 MSN Music 8,095
6 4,658
7 Rhapsody 4,429
8 Live Nation Network 4,321
9 Sony Music Entertainment 3,932

imageThe study further suggested that the active age group to visit in the US was between 12 and 17 and this time is was 2.4 times more than the average.

Age Group Composition Index by Unique Audience Unique Audience
2 – 11 42 421
12 – 17 235 2,334
18 – 24 219 2,403
25 – 34 125 2,198
35 – 49 89 3,105
50-64 49 1,341
65+ 31 327

Visitors between 18 and 24 years of age were 2.2 more likely than the average Internet user to visit the site in June.

Traffic to MySpace Music has grown 190 % since its launch. This is a huge number. I’d say great going.

Link: music.myspace

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