Spotify Says Mexico City Is the Music Streaming Capital of the World


The streaming revolution has remodeled music as we all know it, however it appears it’s made a very vital impression on Latin America. As we’ve written earlier than, Latinos are altering the face of music consumption throughout the globe, with tons of music business personnel making enterprise selections based mostly on their listening habits.

Perhaps no different metropolis in Latin America evinces this transformation as profoundly as Mexico City. On November 19, Spotify declared the Mexican metropolis the world’s “music streaming capital.” In a brand new report, Spotify analyzed common month-to-month listeners and examined listener information throughout the town. According to its analysis, the town boasts the platform’s largest international listener base after the app launched there in 2013.

Their information additionally exhibits that worldwide artists frequently depend on Spotify information when making tour stops, and main artists like The Pixies and Gorillaz achieve a whole bunch of 1000’s month-to-month listeners from the town’s residents. For instance, in mid-November, the Pixies performed to a crowd of 100,000 followers within the Zócalo and noticed a 346 % enhance of their streams per week earlier than the live performance. And at 145,995 month-to-month listeners, Mexico City boasts the band’s largest Spotify fan base.

As we’ve reported earlier than, musicians from throughout Latin America are shifting to Mexico City in droves, thanks partly to its bustling music scene and well-developed business infrastructure. Spotify’s huge presence within the metropolis is only one a part of Latin American artists’ success there.

Check out the total report from Spotify right here.