Database Statistics

Last updated: 2018-05-25

Release/Medium Formats

Rank Format Releases % of total releases Mediums % of total mediums
Total 2,006,210 100% 2,261,696 100%
1 CD 1,025,123 51.10% 1,215,537 53.74%
2 Digital Media 387,315 19.31% 397,620 17.58%
3 Unknown Format 281,095 14.01% 293,833 12.99%
4 12" Vinyl 152,403 7.60% 168,136 7.43%
5 7" Vinyl 47,811 2.38% 49,124 2.17%
6 Vinyl 39,455 1.97% 41,169 1.82%
7 Cassette 22,833 1.14% 23,786 1.05%
8 CD-R 17,781 0.89% 19,622 0.87%
9 DVD-Video 11,278 0.56% 12,059 0.53%
10 8cm CD 6,776 0.34% 7,081 0.31%
11 10" Vinyl 4,482 0.22% 4,767 0.21%
12 DVD 4,055 0.20% 4,366 0.19%
13 Enhanced CD 3,709 0.18% 3,799 0.17%
14 Hybrid SACD 2,706 0.13% 3,269 0.14%
15 Wax Cylinder 3,109 0.15% 3,203 0.14%
16 SHM-CD 1,437 0.07% 1,721 0.08%
17 HDCD 1,349 0.07% 1,659 0.07%
18 SACD 1,320 0.07% 1,512 0.07%
19 Blu-ray 1,080 0.05% 1,221 0.05%
20 10" Shellac 978 0.05% 1,160 0.05%
21 Copy Control CD 1,005 0.05% 1,130 0.05%
22 DVD-Audio 570 0.03% 614 0.03%
23 Blu-spec CD 393 0.02% 576 0.03%
24 Data CD 307 0.02% 433 0.02%
25 VHS 385 0.02% 392 0.02%
26 Other 311 0.02% 322 0.01%
27 USB Flash Drive 232 0.01% 310 0.01%
28 DualDisc 245 0.01% 290 0.01%
29 HQCD 170 0.01% 248 0.01%
30 Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 211 0.01% 225 0.01%
31 VCD 207 0.01% 224 0.01%
32 SHM-SACD 198 0.01% 198 0.01%
33 Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 178 0.01% 193 0.01%
34 MiniDisc 175 0.01% 184 0.01%
35 7" Flexi-disc 173 0.01% 183 0.01%
36 Piano Roll 166 0.01% 166 0.01%
37 Reel-to-reel 125 0.01% 136 0.01%
38 Cartridge 130 0.01% 134 0.01%
39 CDV 123 0.01% 128 0.01%
40 DualDisc (CD side) 103 0.01% 114 0.01%
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) 61 0.00% 63 0.00%
46 Flexi-disc 58 0.00% 62 0.00%
47 DualDisc (DVD-Audio side) 38 0.00% 45 0.00%
48 12" Shellac 24 0.00% 43 0.00%
49 12" LaserDisc 35 0.00% 35 0.00%
50 Playbutton 26 0.00% 26 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 19 0.00% 19 0.00%
55 Phonograph record 16 0.00% 16 0.00%
56 DAT 14 0.00% 14 0.00%
57 3.5" Floppy Disk 13 0.00% 13 0.00%
58 8cm CD+G 12 0.00% 12 0.00%
59 VinylDisc 9 0.00% 11 0.00%
60 SD Card 11 0.00% 11 0.00%
61 Edison Diamond Disc 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
62 DVDplus 8 0.00% 10 0.00%
63 UMD 5 0.00% 6 0.00%
64 slotMusic 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
65 CED 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
66 DVDplus (DVD-Video side) 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
67 HD-DVD 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
68 VHD 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
69 DVDplus (CD side) 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
70 HiPac 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
71 8" LaserDisc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
72 Floppy Disk 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
73 DVDplus (DVD-Audio side) 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
74 PlayTape 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
75 8-Track Cartridge 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
76 Pathé disc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
77 Zip Disk 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
78 SVCD 0 0.00% 0 0.00%