The Most Popular Music Services Used by High School Students…

Here are usage rankings for nine of the top music consumption platforms. This was compiled by Niche, a site that provides information about neighborhoods and schools. Niche asked 7,000 graduating high school seniors from their user base to rank the following music services.

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14 Responses

  1. Willis

    Whatever happened to kids who built and listen to the crystal radio kit?

  2. Bruce Burbank

    This study seems terribly incomplete-

    Where’s YouTube? Terrestrial/traditional radio? Sirius/XM? Mp3s/ipod/iphone? Soundcloud? Mixcloud? Bandcamp?

    • dumps mcgee

      Agreed on YT. This is the most obvious online streaming platform that was omitted.

    • Paul Resnikoff

      Seems like it got chopped off on the right side!

    • hippydog

      I’m gonna assume that if they put YT in that chart, the rest of the it would barely register.

      A chart I would like to see is all services compared in how people DISCOVER music..

      (again I would assume that terrestrial radio and YouTube would be the top 2, but it would be interesting to see how the others compare)

  3. FarePlay

    Interesting to see Pandora and iTunes in the lead. That’s a surprise.

    • Versus

      iTunes probably on the iPod, playing stolen music.

  4. steven corn

    I have three kids (my own polling group): 21, 18 and 16. My results would have been Youtube, Spotify and Songza with Youtube far out in front.

  5. Mark

    I would agree Plum Radio and Mixcloud aren’t big enough yet but Songza and Milk should have been thrown in to this.