Music analysts have found that due to the development of stamenkovich services the length of the song was much smaller
From 2013 to 2018, the average length of songs on the Billboard Hot 100 was reduced from 3 min 50 s to 3 min 30 s
6% of hits in 2018 at all lasted 2 min 30 s or less compared to 1% in 2013.
Music analysts have found that it happened due to the development of streaming services.
Due to the fact that Spotify and other sites charge a fee for listening, as soon as the user listens to 30 seconds of the track, artists began to make their songs shorter. By the way, payments from streaming services, including Spotify and Apple Music accounted for 75% of all revenues the music industry of the United States in 2018. For comparison – in 2013, they accounted for only 21%.
The infographics shows how varied the duration of the three tracks of the latest album of Drake, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar and other artists.