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The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), which represents the recording industry worldwide, “publishes the study”Interested in Music 2022”, to know in detail how people enjoy and engage with music.
The study was based on responses from more than 44,000 people in 22 countries. Reportedly, it’s the largest report ever made on this topic and as a result showed the average weekly listening time to 20.1 hours.
That would be the equivalent of listening to 34 three-minute songs per week, with the average time fans listened to music last year was 18.4 hours.
The study presented by IFPI revealed that 46 percent of people choose paid subscription music services, but more than three-quarters of those surveyed said they enjoyed music in multiple formats, including streaming video and audio, radio, television, movies, games and more. . .
IFPI Executive Director Frances Moore said: “This year’s report paints a fascinating picture of how fans around the world listen to and engage with music today,” said IFPI Executive Director Frances Moore. “It showcases the results of record companies’ partnerships with artists and their efforts to leverage new technologies to connect fans even more broadly to their favorite songs.”
We continue our efforts so that those who want to profit from unlicensed and unauthorized music do not threaten the vitality of the music ecosystem, which is indispensable for artists and fans. “Engaging with Music 2022″ is a healthy and cheerful reminder of the true importance and global value of music and the need to protect and support it.”
The report also revealed that music continues to be an integral part of people’s well-being, with 69 percent saying music is important for mental health and physical exercise. In contrast, music has become indispensable for interaction with video apps such as TikTok, with 63 percent of short clips in which music plays a central role.
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The report also revealed that although radio remains a popular option for people to listen to music, nearly one in three people use unauthorized or unlicensed methods to listen to or download music.
Although Argentina’s National Musicians’ Day has been celebrated every January 23 since 2015, in honor of the birth of singer and composer Luis Alberto Spinetta in 1950; Every November 22 is Musician’s (and Music) Day, named after Pope XIII in 1594.
Who was Saint Cecilia?
At the end of the second century, Cecilia was forced by her family to marry a man. Although Christianity was not allowed at the time, the man and his brother devoted themselves to burying Christian corpses, which is a forbidden act. The brothers were arrested, tortured and sentenced to death.
After that, Cecilia was arrested and forced to renounce the religion of Christ. When he refused, they even put him in a hot oven to torture him and then sentenced him to death. On November 22, 230, the mayor of Rome, Almaquio, ordered that he be beheaded.
More than a thousand years later, in 1594 Pope XIII. His sensitive and passionate spirit for this art thus made his name a musical symbol ».
And you… do you listen to more music than before?