(AllHipHop News) BitTorrent Bundle has become a major distribution option for music artists and filmmakers around the world. More than 41% of the artists surveyed by the service believe the ability to share their work without a label or a studio is the single biggest change impacting the art community.
The last 12 months have seen BitTorrent’s publisher network grow by 50%. More than 30,000 creators used Bundles to connect directly to fans with 24% of publishers taking advantage of the pay-what-you-want and pay-it-forward Bundle options. The financial advantages are undeniable. Bundle creators maintain 90% of sales revenue and 100% of subscriber data.
BitTorrent Bundle has now released its end of the year report. New York based Hip Hop group Ratking tops the list of the most downloaded music bundles of 2015. The XL Recordings signees’ 700 Fill EP has over 1.4 million downloads. Other publishers to make the top ten for the “Most Downloaded Music Bundles” include Fool’s Gold’s Day Off Fire (#2 – 1.2 million), Salva’s Secret Stash 2 (#4 – 1.2 million) and Little Simz’s Age 101: Drop Everything (#10 – 789,000).
On the film side, BBC Worldwide’s Doctor Who came in at #1 with 1.9 million downloads. That was followed by HITS from writer-director David Cross.The NYC gang documentary Rubble Kings landed in sixth place with over 630,000 Bundle downloads, and the Sneakerheadz documentary came in eighth place with 262,000 downloads. Documentaries were the most viewed film genre on BitTorrent Bundle in 2015, totaling over 5 million downloads.
Check out the 10 most downloaded music and film BitTorrent Bundles below.
The Top 10 Most Downloaded Music Bundles
2. Golden Rules
3. Fool’s Gold Records
5. Lowtemp Music
6. The FADER
7. Hundred Waters
8. Kodak To Graph
9. Mr. Carmack
10. Little Simz
The Top 10 Most Downloaded Film Bundles
1. Doctor Who
3. Being Evel
5. The Nightmare
6. Rubble Kings
7. Imba Means Sing
9. Deep Web