Database Statistics

Last updated: 2018-04-20

Release/Medium Formats

Rank Format Releases % of total releases Mediums % of total mediums
Total 1,985,831 100% 2,238,979 100%
1 CD 1,016,645 51.19% 1,205,366 53.84%
2 Digital Media 378,513 19.06% 388,734 17.36%
3 Unknown Format 282,405 14.22% 295,190 13.18%
4 12" Vinyl 150,356 7.57% 165,831 7.41%
5 7" Vinyl 46,902 2.36% 48,181 2.15%
6 Vinyl 39,263 1.98% 40,963 1.83%
7 Cassette 22,524 1.13% 23,472 1.05%
8 CD-R 17,380 0.88% 19,202 0.86%
9 DVD-Video 11,126 0.56% 11,898 0.53%
10 8cm CD 6,725 0.34% 7,030 0.31%
11 10" Vinyl 4,390 0.22% 4,675 0.21%
12 DVD 4,017 0.20% 4,319 0.19%
13 Enhanced CD 3,553 0.18% 3,641 0.16%
14 Hybrid SACD 2,668 0.13% 3,223 0.14%
15 Wax Cylinder 3,109 0.16% 3,203 0.14%
16 SHM-CD 1,403 0.07% 1,669 0.07%
17 HDCD 1,331 0.07% 1,628 0.07%
18 SACD 1,318 0.07% 1,516 0.07%
19 Blu-ray 1,056 0.05% 1,193 0.05%
20 10" Shellac 954 0.05% 1,136 0.05%
21 Copy Control CD 974 0.05% 1,096 0.05%
22 DVD-Audio 566 0.03% 610 0.03%
23 Blu-spec CD 381 0.02% 562 0.03%
24 Data CD 300 0.02% 420 0.02%
25 VHS 373 0.02% 380 0.02%
26 Other 307 0.02% 318 0.01%
27 USB Flash Drive 229 0.01% 307 0.01%
28 DualDisc 245 0.01% 290 0.01%
29 HQCD 169 0.01% 246 0.01%
30 VCD 205 0.01% 222 0.01%
31 Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 205 0.01% 219 0.01%
32 SHM-SACD 189 0.01% 189 0.01%
33 Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 172 0.01% 187 0.01%
34 7" Flexi-disc 172 0.01% 182 0.01%
35 MiniDisc 173 0.01% 182 0.01%
36 Piano Roll 166 0.01% 166 0.01%
37 Reel-to-reel 125 0.01% 136 0.01%
38 Cartridge 131 0.01% 135 0.01%
39 CDV 122 0.01% 127 0.01%
40 DualDisc (CD side) 101 0.01% 111 0.00%
41 LaserDisc 104 0.01% 107 0.00%
42 CD+G 105 0.01% 106 0.00%
43 Music Card 76 0.00% 76 0.00%
44 DTS CD 59 0.00% 72 0.00%
45 DualDisc (DVD-Video side) 60 0.00% 61 0.00%
46 Flexi-disc 55 0.00% 59 0.00%
47 DualDisc (DVD-Audio side) 37 0.00% 44 0.00%
48 12" Shellac 23 0.00% 42 0.00%
49 12" LaserDisc 29 0.00% 29 0.00%
50 Playbutton 25 0.00% 25 0.00%
51 Shellac 25 0.00% 25 0.00%
52 Betamax 24 0.00% 24 0.00%
53 DCC 23 0.00% 23 0.00%
54 7" Shellac 17 0.00% 17 0.00%
55 DAT 14 0.00% 14 0.00%
56 3.5" Floppy Disk 13 0.00% 13 0.00%
57 Phonograph record 13 0.00% 13 0.00%
58 8cm CD+G 12 0.00% 12 0.00%
59 Edison Diamond Disc 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
60 VinylDisc 8 0.00% 10 0.00%
61 DVDplus 8 0.00% 10 0.00%
62 SD Card 9 0.00% 9 0.00%
63 UMD 5 0.00% 6 0.00%
64 slotMusic 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
65 DVDplus (DVD-Video side) 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
66 CED 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
67 HD-DVD 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
68 DVDplus (CD side) 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
69 Pathé disc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
70 DVDplus (DVD-Audio side) 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
71 VHD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
72 8" LaserDisc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
73 SVCD 0 0.00% 0 0.00%