Database Statistics

Last updated: 2018-06-08

Release/Medium Formats

Rank Format Releases % of total releases Mediums % of total mediums
Total 2,014,670 100% 2,271,097 100%
1 CD 1,028,479 51.05% 1,219,633 53.70%
2 Digital Media 390,972 19.41% 401,324 17.67%
3 Unknown Format 280,584 13.93% 293,291 12.91%
4 12" Vinyl 153,238 7.61% 169,059 7.44%
5 7" Vinyl 48,300 2.40% 49,615 2.18%
6 Vinyl 39,517 1.96% 41,229 1.82%
7 Cassette 23,047 1.14% 24,010 1.06%
8 CD-R 17,946 0.89% 19,789 0.87%
9 DVD-Video 11,328 0.56% 12,119 0.53%
10 8cm CD 6,800 0.34% 7,105 0.31%
11 10" Vinyl 4,526 0.22% 4,811 0.21%
12 DVD 4,065 0.20% 4,375 0.19%
13 Enhanced CD 3,742 0.19% 3,832 0.17%
14 Hybrid SACD 2,728 0.14% 3,292 0.14%
15 Wax Cylinder 3,109 0.15% 3,203 0.14%
16 SHM-CD 1,448 0.07% 1,732 0.08%
17 HDCD 1,357 0.07% 1,667 0.07%
18 SACD 1,323 0.07% 1,515 0.07%
19 Blu-ray 1,085 0.05% 1,227 0.05%
20 10" Shellac 994 0.05% 1,176 0.05%
21 Copy Control CD 1,012 0.05% 1,139 0.05%
22 DVD-Audio 570 0.03% 614 0.03%
23 Blu-spec CD 396 0.02% 583 0.03%
24 Data CD 308 0.02% 434 0.02%
25 VHS 386 0.02% 393 0.02%
26 Other 309 0.02% 320 0.01%
27 USB Flash Drive 234 0.01% 312 0.01%
28 DualDisc 245 0.01% 290 0.01%
29 HQCD 172 0.01% 255 0.01%
30 Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 212 0.01% 226 0.01%
31 VCD 208 0.01% 225 0.01%
32 SHM-SACD 198 0.01% 198 0.01%
33 Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 178 0.01% 194 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 126 0.01% 137 0.01%
38 Cartridge 131 0.01% 135 0.01%
39 CDV 126 0.01% 131 0.01%
40 DualDisc (CD side) 104 0.01% 115 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 Flexi-disc 60 0.00% 64 0.00%
46 DualDisc (DVD-Video side) 62 0.00% 64 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 Shellac 28 0.00% 28 0.00%
51 Playbutton 27 0.00% 27 0.00%
52 Betamax 24 0.00% 24 0.00%
53 DCC 23 0.00% 23 0.00%
54 7" Shellac 18 0.00% 18 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 DVDplus (DVD-Video side) 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
66 CED 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
67 VHD 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
68 HD-DVD 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
69 Floppy Disk 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
70 DVDplus (CD side) 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
71 HiPac 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
72 8" LaserDisc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
73 PlayTape 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
74 Zip Disk 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
75 DVDplus (DVD-Audio side) 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
76 8-Track Cartridge 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
77 Pathé disc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
78 SVCD 0 0.00% 0 0.00%