(Hypebot) — Volumes have been written about the value of music to fans, but what about the values of music to fans?
In April of 2021, in the wake of the pandemic, Spotify used its data along with surveys and interviews in 16 countries to understand how music moves and motivates us.
A Global Community – The study found that 44% of millennials and 48% of Gen Zs say that they feel part of a global community because of digital audio in the form of music and podcasts.
Learn About Other Cultures – 56% of Millennials and 53% of Gen Zs say that they use music as a way to learn about cultures and how others think and live. 65% of both groups say that streaming platforms has shaped how they connect with culture.
Stress Reduction – 76% of both groups say they use audio to reduce stress levels. 75% of Millennials call audio a mental health resource and 76% of Gen Z agreeing that it is healing.