Idols In Concert – Stats – 01/05/17

Concert reports are back and the Nielsen year-end report is available. Fifth Harmony attended a Jingle Ball in Dallas while Pentatonix was all over the US. Post Modern Jukebox in New York featured a number of past Idols.

106.1 KISS FM Jingle Ball: Meghan Trainor, The Chainsmokers, Fifth Harmony, Backstreet Boys, Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, Daya, Lukas Graham, Hailee Steinfeld
Nov. 29, 2016: Dallas, Texas: American Airlines Centre: 12,573 of 13,720 $841,149

Pentatonix, Us The Duo
Nov. 20, 2016: Dallas, Texas: American Airlines Center: 11,995 of 11,995 (SOLD-OUT): $694,410
Oct. 26, 2016: St. Paul, Minn. : Xcel Energy Center: 9,323 of 10,081: $526,259
Oct. 30, 2016: Columbus, Ohio: Schottenstein Center: 8,241 of 12,191: $463,801
Nov. 16, 2016: Duluth, Ga.: Infinite Energy Center: 7,381 of 7,652: $453,210
Nov. 7, 2016: Toronto, Ontario: Air Canada Centre: 8,726 of 12,597: $405,949
Nov. 15, 2016: Greenville, S.C.: Bon Secours Wellness Arena: 6,656 of 7,257: $405,276
Nov. 6, 2016: Auburn Hills, Mich.: Palace of Auburn Hills: 6,218 of 6,622: $391,398
Nov. 10, 2016: Newark, N.J.: Prudential Center: 6,636 of 11,750: $374,792
Nov. 13, 2016: Philadelphia, Pa.: Liacouras Center: 5,897 of 8,174:$374,490

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox [Casey Abrams, Blake Lewis and Haley Reinhart]
Oct. 7, 2016: New York, N.Y.: Radio City Music Hall: 4,135 of 5,230: $213,128

Billboard rounds up the Nielsen numbers for the year. Pentatonix has the 5th best selling album of 2016 with “A Pentatonix Christmas” selling 904K. Only 4 albums last year sold more than 1M (Adele, Drake, Beyonce and Christ Stapleton). None sold 2M. If you switch to equivalent albums, Drake had the top album with 4.14M equivalent albums.

Fifth Harmony’s “Work from Home” was the 8th most streamed song of the year with 453M streams.

Total music consumption was up 3.1%. Album sales dropped a staggering 16.7%. On-demand streams were up an amazing 39.2% while audio on-deman streams were up 76.4%.

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