In early 2022, we reintroduced ourselves to the world as Luminate. Embodying this new brand identity best reflects our values for objectivity and transparency,and it also aligns with our mission to continue our role as the authoritative and most trusted source for entertainment data in this ever-evolving creative economy.
As we round out our first calendaryear with that in mind,we are pleased to present our 2022 Year-End Music Report, which provides an in-depth look at consumption trends and audience research insights with our unique expertise. As boundaries continue tobe pushed both by artists and industry professionals,so has the scope of our analysis,bridging together music’s expanding role as it pertains to other areas like film, TV, gaming, finance, Web3, social media and elsewhere.
Included in this report, you’ll see sixtrend areas we identified as worth further exploration from this past yearfrom multiple angles,and especially as they relate to future business planning. We are also pleased to present year-end Charts from our partners at Billboard, fueled by our data, to close out this year’s report.