It’s without doubt that Electronic Dance Music has taken over in the United States. Here are some numbers to put it all into perspective as EDM continues to become a global phenomenon, with many of it’s biggest artists and fans coming from right here in the United States.
In 2014, 26% of all Nightlife events in the US were EDM related.
Photo: Hakkasan, Las Vegas NV
Slightly over one quarter of all nightlife activity was related to anything of electronic descent.
2. North America alone holds approximately 30% of the global EDM value.
This is equivalent to $1.9 billion out of the grand $6 billion overall worth.
3. In 2014, the 12 largest Electronic Music clubs in the US generated more than 500 million dollars in revenue.
Picture: IMS Business Report 2015: North America Edition
4. Over 20% of the DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs are in North America.
Picture: Exchange LA, Los Angeles CA
5. New York holds 12%, the biggest percentage of Electronic Music Track Sales.
Los Angeles holds the 2nd largest market with slightly less than 10%.
6. Dance is the 4th most popular genre in both the USA and Canada for streams.
7. Forbes’ top 9 highest earning DJ’s (Cash Kings) all have a Las Vegas Residency.
- Calvin Harris: Hakkasan
- David Guetta: XS & Encore, Wynn
- Avicii: XS Nightclub
- Tiesto: Hakkasan
- Steve Aoki: Wet Republic & Hakkasan
- Afrojack: Omnia
- Zedd: XS & Encore, Wynn
- Kaskade: XS & Encore, Wynn
- Skrillex: XS & Encore, Wynn
8. 57% of EDM fans use ridesharing apps like Uber, Lyft, etc.