The Number Game

$47.6 billion Overall value of music industry in 2001 (source: Music Week) 45 million Number of viewers for the 45th annual Grammy Awards 24% Percentage
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$47.6 billion

Overall value of music industry in 2001 (source: Music Week)

45 million

Number of viewers for the 45th annual Grammy Awards

24%

Percentage of broadband-equipped households in the U.S.

3 to 4 thousand

Number of labels (both major and indie) existing in 2003 (source: Music Registry)

66

Number of times “music industry” appears in this issue

200 million

Number of downloads of file-sharing software (source: GartnerG2, March 2003)

62 million

Number of viewers for the January 2003 President's “State of the Union Address” (source: Nielsen Media Research)

172 million

Current Internet universe estimate (source: Nielsen//NetRatings Audience Measurement Service)

8.9%

Percentage that CD shipments fell in 2002 (source: RIAA)

309,000

Number of DVD-As sold in 2002 (source: Nielsen SoundScan)

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