Melon is most popular music streaming platform among South Koreans: Poll


This photo, provided by Melon Company, shows newly reformed Melon's

This photo, courtesy of Melon Company, shows Melon’s new “Top 100” music chart.

SEOUL, August 10 (Korea Bizwire)Among major music streaming services, Melon ranked first in a recent survey in terms of number of paid subscribers and user preferences in South Korea.

According to a survey conducted by the Record Label Industry Association of Korea of ​​1,500 paid subscribers for domestic music streaming services, Melon had the highest number of paid subscribers at 52.7% (duplicate picks allowed).

After Melon, YouTube Music with 31.2%, Genie with 20.2%, FLO with 11.5%, Vibe with 9.2% and Bugs with 8%.

Global music streaming services such as Apple Music and Spotify recorded 7.3% and 4.7% respectively.

When asked about their preferred platform, the largest share of respondents (42.1%) selected Melon.

When asked about the circumstances in which they listen to music, the largest share of respondents (29.1%) said they listen to music when they are bored, while the most popular time to listen music was between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Meanwhile, 40.3% of respondents said they listen to music for 30-60 minutes a day on average.

Ashley Song ([email protected])


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