Database Statistics

Last updated: 2017-05-23

Release/Medium Formats

Rank Format Releases % of total releases Mediums % of total mediums
Total 1,801,815 100% 2,025,876 100%
1 CD 931,878 51.72% 1,099,231 54.26%
2 Digital Media 306,534 17.01% 314,427 15.52%
3 Unknown Format 289,687 16.08% 303,421 14.98%
4 12" Vinyl 132,498 7.35% 145,315 7.17%
5 7" Vinyl 41,078 2.28% 42,129 2.08%
6 Vinyl 38,039 2.11% 39,643 1.96%
7 Cassette 19,799 1.10% 20,657 1.02%
8 CD-R 14,631 0.81% 16,078 0.79%
9 DVD-Video 9,870 0.55% 10,479 0.52%
10 8cm CD 6,417 0.36% 6,716 0.33%
11 10" Vinyl 3,853 0.21% 4,088 0.20%
12 DVD 3,427 0.19% 3,680 0.18%
13 Wax Cylinder 3,103 0.17% 3,195 0.16%
14 Enhanced CD 2,488 0.14% 2,555 0.13%
15 Hybrid SACD 2,093 0.12% 2,509 0.12%
16 SACD 1,299 0.07% 1,479 0.07%
17 SHM-CD 1,170 0.06% 1,398 0.07%
18 HDCD 1,153 0.06% 1,390 0.07%
19 Blu-ray 855 0.05% 968 0.05%
20 Copy Control CD 804 0.04% 897 0.04%
21 10" Shellac 620 0.03% 670 0.03%
22 DVD-Audio 523 0.03% 557 0.03%
23 Blu-spec CD 309 0.02% 469 0.02%
24 VHS 311 0.02% 317 0.02%
25 DualDisc 257 0.01% 304 0.02%
26 Data CD 236 0.01% 280 0.01%
27 USB Flash Drive 202 0.01% 279 0.01%
28 Other 255 0.01% 266 0.01%
29 HQCD 149 0.01% 221 0.01%
30 VCD 185 0.01% 202 0.01%
31 SHM-SACD 170 0.01% 170 0.01%
32 Piano Roll 166 0.01% 166 0.01%
33 Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 153 0.01% 163 0.01%
34 MiniDisc 153 0.01% 160 0.01%
35 7" Flexi-disc 139 0.01% 144 0.01%
36 Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 131 0.01% 142 0.01%
37 Reel-to-reel 119 0.01% 129 0.01%
38 Cartridge 123 0.01% 127 0.01%
39 CDV 117 0.01% 122 0.01%
40 CD+G 100 0.01% 101 0.00%
41 LaserDisc 94 0.01% 97 0.00%
42 DualDisc (CD side) 75 0.00% 84 0.00%
43 DTS CD 55 0.00% 64 0.00%
44 Music Card 61 0.00% 61 0.00%
45 Flexi-disc 39 0.00% 43 0.00%
46 DualDisc (DVD-Video side) 43 0.00% 43 0.00%
47 DualDisc (DVD-Audio side) 28 0.00% 35 0.00%
48 12" Shellac 17 0.00% 32 0.00%
49 Shellac 25 0.00% 25 0.00%
50 Playbutton 21 0.00% 21 0.00%
51 7" Shellac 16 0.00% 16 0.00%
52 DCC 15 0.00% 15 0.00%
53 Betamax 14 0.00% 14 0.00%
54 DAT 12 0.00% 12 0.00%
55 8cm CD+G 11 0.00% 11 0.00%
56 Edison Diamond Disc 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
57 DVDplus 8 0.00% 10 0.00%
58 3.5" Floppy Disk 8 0.00% 8 0.00%
59 VinylDisc 6 0.00% 7 0.00%
60 UMD 5 0.00% 6 0.00%
61 SD Card 4 0.00% 4 0.00%
62 CED 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
63 slotMusic 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
64 12" LaserDisc 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
65 DVDplus (CD side) 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
66 DVDplus (DVD-Video side) 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
67 VHD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
68 8" LaserDisc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
69 Pathé disc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
70 HD-DVD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
71 DVDplus (DVD-Audio side) 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
72 SVCD 0 0.00% 0 0.00%