31 Interesting Facts About EDM Fans

2014 edm fan stats

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Electronic dance music has evolved a long way from the early 1970 disco days and the early 1990’s Trance scene, Into one of the most vigorous and influential genres in music today. From online music streaming to instant digital purchases by download, To being played live in front of thousands. The EDM genre comes with its own culture, One that’s not only sweeping the whole world, but is also taking America by surprise.

EDM is growing so fast, Its now starting to break into the Top pop music charts. Major electronic music festivals are also adding other music genres into their EDM festivals. Afrojack announced he is working with other artists like Outkast and Snoop Dogg, (Snoop Lion) and more artists outside of EDM.

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This is creating a number of multi-genre festivals to pop up, Like Coachella. Brands are also lining up to invest in this explosive EDM genre and market, This makes it even more critical to understand what the huge buzz is surrounding EDM. Which made Nielsen Media Research interested, So Nielsen decided to take a sample with a 2014 EDM survey. (Nielsen is an American global media information/measurement company with headquarters in The Netherlands and USA who is active in over 100 countries and employs about 40,000 people worldwide. Nielsen’s Total revenue was $5.7 billion in 2013.)

 So, Who is the Electronic Dance Music (EDM) listener?

Lets look at some electronic dance music statistics in 2014 on EDM.

EDM Fans By Age

  1. 55% of electronic dance music fans and listeners are men.
  2. 45% of electronic dance music fans and listeners are women.
  3. 3% of kids Age 6-11 listen to electronic dance music.
  4. 9% of Boys 12-17 years old listen to electronic dance music.
  5. 7% of Girls 12-17 years old listen to electronic dance music.
  6. 20% of electronic dance music listeners are 18-24 year old are men.
  7. 13% of electronic dance music listeners are 18-24 year old are women.
  8. 9% of 25-34 year old men listen to electronic dance music.
  9. 6% of 25-34 year old women listen to electronic dance music.
  10. 11% of 35-49 year old men listen to electronic dance music.
  11. 10% of 35-49 year old women listen to electronic dance music.
  12. 3% of 50+ year old men listen to electronic dance music.
  13. 3% of 50+ year old women listen to electronic dance music.

EDM Fans By Ethnicity

  1. 29% of Hispanics listen to electronic dance music.
  2. 63% of Whites listen to electronic dance music.
  3. 13% of African Americans listen to electronic dance music.
  4. 7% of Asian/Pacific Islanders listen to electronic dance music.
  5. 17% is other races.

EDM Fans By Education

  1. 5% of electronic dance music fans are post graduates.
  2. 9% of electronic dance music fans have Associate Degrees.
  3. 10% of electronic dance music fans have a Bachelors Degree.
  4. 13% of electronic dance music fans have some High School Education.
  5. 16% of electronic dance music fans have grammar school.
  6. 18% of electronic dance music fans have a High School Education.
  7. 28% of electronic dance music fans have some college.

EDM Fans By Income

  1. 15% of electronic dance music fans make $0-$24,999 a year
  2. 27% of electronic dance music fans make $25,000-$49,000 a year
  3. 23% of electronic dance music fans make $50,000-$74,000 a year
  4. 15% of electronic dance music fans make $75,000-$99,999 a year
  5. 13% of electronic dance music fans make $100,000-$149,999 a year
  6. 7% of electronic dance music fans make $150,000+ a year
Nielsen Electronic Music Fans

Nielsen Electronic Music Fans

 


Source: Nielsen

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