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Chart of the Day: What's bigger, porn or music?

The adult entertainment industry may be the biggest business you've never thought of as a big business.

All connotations aside, by every account the porn business is just as big as—or bigger than—plenty of other mainstream media.

(Read more: Adult Entertainment Expo 2014)

While many will quibble over what should or should not be counted in the total figures for various media industries, at $12 billion a year porn definitely earns a place in any list of significant American industries.

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