A recent article by Billboard Music reported the stats from Ultra Worldwide’s 2017 record year, and the numbers are absolutely staggering.
The promotional company, which was formed in Miami in early 2006, had its biggest year yet, and the numbers are finally here to prove it.
Between early January 2017 and now, Ultra Worldwide welcomed more than 1 million festival attendees to over 40 events across 20 different countries. Ultra nearly doubled its events in 2017, adding festivals in India, Asia, Europe and South America.
And even if you didn’t make it to an Ultra event, you probably were part of its live streams. More than 125 million people clicked in online, logging about 3 million hours of total watch time.
You can see the full list of stats from Ultra’s record 2017 below. The festival recently announced that the 2018 edition in Miami will be held from March 23–25, and will celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary.
ULTRA Worldwide 2017 General Stats:
Global attendance: 1,000,000+
Total number of events: 45
Total number of new events in 2017: 23
Country count: 20
Total number of festival event hours: 554
Total staff employed worldwide: 10,000+
ULTRA Worldwide 2017 Media Stats:
Livestream hours broadcasted via UMF TV: 143
Livestream hours viewed to date: 3,000,000
Total number of artist appearances: 1,028
Total ULTRA Passport holders: 300,000+
UMF Radio country distribution: 62
UMF Radio estimated weekly listeners: 32,693,400
Featured Photo: Ultra Music Festival