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Pandemic And Music

Time spent listening to music has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study released by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI
ONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Music lovers around the world are spending more time listening to music during the COVID-19 pandemic, averaging around 18.4 hours a week, and turning to their favourites, a survey shows of artists seek solace.
Released on Thursday. Millennials and younger listeners are increasingly turning to classical music for stress relief during the pandemic, according to a study commissioned by the UK recording industry, music streaming service Deezer and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

A new report in the UK says lockdowns due to the pandemic have attracted huge numbers of young people to listen to orchestral music.

The new study analyzed two years of online music streaming data for popular songs across 60 countries, along with COVID-19 case statistics, blocking statistics and daily mobility data, to determine the nature of these changes. Discussion On a broad scale, we attempted to quantify how listening to music improved the mood and well-being of people around the world during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The results showed that for the majority of the participants, while many believed that their music use had changed since the start of the pandemic, the global coronavirus pandemic did not affect or increased their music listening behavior.
Although the severity and risk of COVID-19 varies, we observed that using music to improve positive mood and reassess the situation was associated with better well-being after listening to music and those who were more affected by the outbreak or had more People with depressive symptoms. Or anxious people are more likely to use music to regulate their emotions. Bandier Project professor Ulf Österle said TikTok has dramatically changed the way people find new artists, and during COVID-19, TikTok’s custom algorithms were able to override other settings, such as clubs and parties, which often bring new music into the mainstream. In the early months of the pandemic, when streaming slowed, programming professor Ulf Esterle said people first turned to streaming TV and video apps instead of music, but TikTok was where video really integrated music streaming.

COVID-19 has created new demand for the music people love and in turn, new sources of income for artists around the world outside of live performances. Overall, COVID-19 has spurred innovation, responding to the call from fans to have access to new and exclusive songs and, in turn, empowering artists to explore new ways to market outside of the live arena. Last April alone, streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon skyrocketed country music streams to an all-time high of 1.2 billion as people searched for a way to survive the pandemic.




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