Database Statistics

Last updated: 2022-06-29

Release/Medium Formats

RankFormatReleases% of total releasesMediums% of total mediums
Total3,294,997 100%3,684,208 100%
1CD1,420,588 43.11%1,702,216 46.20%
2Digital Media1,075,723 32.65%1,100,479 29.87%
312" Vinyl259,693 7.88%287,737 7.81%
4Unknown Format244,062 7.41%254,416 6.91%
57" Vinyl97,519 2.96%99,766 2.71%
6Cassette49,430 1.50%51,557 1.40%
7Vinyl41,955 1.27%44,061 1.20%
8CD-R36,734 1.11%40,920 1.11%
9DVD-Video19,119 0.58%20,915 0.57%
1010" Shellac12,881 0.39%13,258 0.36%
118cm CD8,483 0.26%8,868 0.24%
12Enhanced CD8,337 0.25%8,517 0.23%
1310" Vinyl7,506 0.23%7,939 0.22%
14DVD5,895 0.18%6,356 0.17%
15Hybrid SACD3,330 0.10%4,219 0.11%
16SHM-CD2,794 0.08%3,301 0.09%
17Blu-ray2,826 0.09%3,222 0.09%
18Wax Cylinder3,127 0.09%3,221 0.09%
19HDCD2,224 0.07%3,001 0.08%
20Copy Control CD2,017 0.06%2,280 0.06%
21SACD1,718 0.05%2,014 0.05%
22Hybrid SACD (CD layer)1,572 0.05%1,720 0.05%
23Hybrid SACD (SACD layer, 2 channels)1,153 0.03%1,230 0.03%
24Data CD854 0.03%1,173 0.03%
25Blu-spec CD785 0.02%1,069 0.03%
26DVD-Audio770 0.02%837 0.02%
27VHS766 0.02%775 0.02%
28Hybrid SACD (SACD layer, multichannel)655 0.02%721 0.02%
29Mixed Mode CD637 0.02%667 0.02%
307" Flexi-disc607 0.02%633 0.02%
31USB Flash Drive435 0.01%562 0.02%
32HQCD431 0.01%556 0.02%
33Hybrid SACD (SACD layer)385 0.01%479 0.01%
34Other426 0.01%430 0.01%
35Phonograph record398 0.01%417 0.01%
36VCD325 0.01%351 0.01%
37Reel-to-reel261 0.01%276 0.01%
38Shellac252 0.01%253 0.01%
39MiniDisc240 0.01%252 0.01%
408-Track Cartridge240 0.01%248 0.01%
41Download Card231 0.01%245 0.01%
42SHM-SACD232 0.01%242 0.01%
43CD+G238 0.01%242 0.01%
4412" Shellac179 0.01%241 0.01%
45DualDisc208 0.01%237 0.01%
46DualDisc (CD side)199 0.01%223 0.01%
47Flexi-disc163 0.00%179 0.00%
48Piano Roll167 0.01%167 0.00%
49DualDisc (DVD-Video side)137 0.00%152 0.00%
50CDV144 0.00%149 0.00%
51LaserDisc134 0.00%138 0.00%
52SACD (2 channels)131 0.00%135 0.00%
53DTS CD95 0.00%109 0.00%
5412" LaserDisc83 0.00%85 0.00%
55SHM-SACD (2 channels)80 0.00%80 0.00%
56SACD (multichannel)67 0.00%72 0.00%
57DualDisc (DVD-Audio side)55 0.00%62 0.00%
583.5" Floppy Disk58 0.00%58 0.00%
598cm CD+G49 0.00%49 0.00%
607" Shellac44 0.00%44 0.00%
61Playbutton35 0.00%35 0.00%
62Betamax33 0.00%33 0.00%
63DCC28 0.00%28 0.00%
64VinylDisc27 0.00%28 0.00%
65Microcassette25 0.00%25 0.00%
66DAT22 0.00%23 0.00%
67Data DVD18 0.00%22 0.00%
68DVD-R Video17 0.00%19 0.00%
69Cartridge17 0.00%18 0.00%
70SD Card18 0.00%18 0.00%
71Edison Diamond Disc14 0.00%14 0.00%
72UMD10 0.00%12 0.00%
73DVDplus8 0.00%11 0.00%
74DVDplus (DVD-Video side)10 0.00%10 0.00%
75Blu-ray-R10 0.00%10 0.00%
76KiT Album10 0.00%10 0.00%
77VHD9 0.00%9 0.00%
78HD-DVD7 0.00%7 0.00%
79VinylDisc (Vinyl side)6 0.00%6 0.00%
80DVDplus (CD side)6 0.00%6 0.00%
81VinylDisc (CD side)5 0.00%5 0.00%
82slotMusic5 0.00%5 0.00%
83DVDplus (DVD-Audio side)4 0.00%4 0.00%
84SVCD4 0.00%4 0.00%
85PlayTape3 0.00%4 0.00%
86Pathé disc4 0.00%4 0.00%
87Data DVD-R4 0.00%4 0.00%
88Floppy Disk3 0.00%3 0.00%
89CED3 0.00%3 0.00%
908" LaserDisc2 0.00%2 0.00%
91HiPac1 0.00%1 0.00%
925.25" Floppy Disk1 0.00%1 0.00%
93Zip Disk1 0.00%1 0.00%
94Tefifon1 0.00%1 0.00%
95SHM-SACD (multichannel)1 0.00%1 0.00%
96VinylDisc (DVD side)0 0.00%0 0.00%
97DataPlay0 0.00%0 0.00%