Database Statistics

Last updated: 2019-01-23

Release/Medium Formats

Rank Format Releases % of total releases Mediums % of total mediums
Total 2,155,209 100% 2,430,497 100%
1 CD 1,086,418 50.41% 1,291,557 53.14%
2 Digital Media 453,682 21.05% 465,578 19.16%
3 Unknown Format 271,167 12.58% 283,218 11.65%
4 12" Vinyl 168,202 7.80% 185,782 7.64%
5 7" Vinyl 53,678 2.49% 55,192 2.27%
6 Vinyl 40,068 1.86% 41,839 1.72%
7 Cassette 25,690 1.19% 26,794 1.10%
8 CD-R 20,338 0.94% 22,446 0.92%
9 DVD-Video 12,208 0.57% 13,109 0.54%
10 8cm CD 7,053 0.33% 7,395 0.30%
11 10" Vinyl 4,909 0.23% 5,199 0.21%
12 DVD 4,392 0.20% 4,730 0.19%
13 Enhanced CD 4,357 0.20% 4,463 0.18%
14 Hybrid SACD 2,884 0.13% 3,476 0.14%
15 Wax Cylinder 3,109 0.14% 3,203 0.13%
16 SHM-CD 1,802 0.08% 2,135 0.09%
17 HDCD 1,466 0.07% 1,799 0.07%
18 SACD 1,382 0.06% 1,608 0.07%
19 10" Shellac 1,310 0.06% 1,502 0.06%
20 Blu-ray 1,272 0.06% 1,431 0.06%
21 Copy Control CD 1,142 0.05% 1,284 0.05%
22 DVD-Audio 596 0.03% 648 0.03%
23 Blu-spec CD 440 0.02% 640 0.03%
24 Data CD 429 0.02% 573 0.02%
25 VHS 443 0.02% 450 0.02%
26 Other 369 0.02% 380 0.02%
27 USB Flash Drive 248 0.01% 326 0.01%
28 Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 276 0.01% 313 0.01%
29 DualDisc 247 0.01% 292 0.01%
30 HQCD 199 0.01% 287 0.01%
31 Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 234 0.01% 272 0.01%
32 VCD 225 0.01% 243 0.01%
33 7" Flexi-disc 213 0.01% 227 0.01%
34 SHM-SACD 209 0.01% 209 0.01%
35 MiniDisc 179 0.01% 188 0.01%
36 Piano Roll 166 0.01% 166 0.01%
37 Reel-to-reel 135 0.01% 146 0.01%
38 Cartridge 139 0.01% 143 0.01%
39 CDV 127 0.01% 132 0.01%
40 DualDisc (CD side) 113 0.01% 124 0.01%
41 CD+G 109 0.01% 112 0.00%
42 LaserDisc 108 0.01% 111 0.00%
43 Flexi-disc 87 0.00% 91 0.00%
44 Music Card 88 0.00% 88 0.00%
45 DTS CD 64 0.00% 77 0.00%
46 DualDisc (DVD-Video side) 67 0.00% 69 0.00%
47 12" Shellac 30 0.00% 51 0.00%
48 12" LaserDisc 50 0.00% 50 0.00%
49 DualDisc (DVD-Audio side) 39 0.00% 46 0.00%
50 Playbutton 34 0.00% 34 0.00%
51 Shellac 34 0.00% 34 0.00%
52 Phonograph record 26 0.00% 29 0.00%
53 Betamax 27 0.00% 27 0.00%
54 DCC 23 0.00% 23 0.00%
55 7" Shellac 23 0.00% 23 0.00%
56 VinylDisc 18 0.00% 20 0.00%
57 8cm CD+G 15 0.00% 15 0.00%
58 DAT 14 0.00% 14 0.00%
59 Edison Diamond Disc 11 0.00% 11 0.00%
60 SD Card 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
61 3.5" Floppy Disk 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
62 DVDplus 6 0.00% 8 0.00%
63 UMD 6 0.00% 8 0.00%
64 DVDplus (DVD-Video side) 5 0.00% 5 0.00%
65 8-Track Cartridge 4 0.00% 5 0.00%
66 VHD 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
67 HD-DVD 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
68 CED 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
69 DVDplus (CD side) 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
70 slotMusic 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
71 DVDplus (DVD-Audio side) 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
72 Floppy Disk 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
73 8" LaserDisc 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
74 Blu-ray-R 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
75 HiPac 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
76 SVCD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
77 Pathé disc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
78 PlayTape 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
79 Zip Disk 1 0.00% 1 0.00%