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My Chemical Romance’s Reunion Shows Scary Good Numbers

Early 2000s emo princes of darkness My Chemical Romance dropped a special treat for fans on Halloween, revealing some incredible metrics for a band that has been on hiatus for six years.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicindustry #musicbusiness #musicnews #mychemicalromance #mcr #emo #poppunk #halloween

Playlist Track Journeys on Spotify's Today’s Top Hits...Where Do Tracks Go?

If a song was a traveller making its way through the playlist world, what would its passport look like? What connections could we make through the playlists it went through? Vamos a ver. .... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #spotify #playlists #music #data #analytics

Track List Reveals and Music Videos: Stunts or Bumps?

This week, two huge artists let the track lists of their upcoming albums slip and a couple of other big names released music videos. Let’s see if they reaped any data rewards.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #coldplay #mileycyrus #selenagomez #dojacat #newmusicfriday

Making Growth Predictions With Our A&R Prediction Tools

What does an emerging Atlanta rapper and a British TV series soundtrack have to do with each other? Let our A&R Prediction tool explain..... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #newmusic #discovery #peakyblinders #sxsw #datascience #spotify

The Young Female Artists Capitalizing on Their TikTok Virality

Australian singer-songwriter Tones and I and North Carolina-born/Eastern Europe-raised rapper Ashnikko are some of the first notable case studies in TikTok virality. How are they capitalizing on it?.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #tiktok #tonesandi #dancemonkey #ashnikko #stupid

Music + Fitness: Shaping Up Spotify and Deezer’s Top Workout Playlists

Peloton’s recent IPO has us wondering about the most popular fitness playlists on Spotify and Deezer, so slap on some cross-trainers and fire up those Bluetooth earbuds..... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #peloton #fitness #workout #beastmode #deezer #spotify

Take a Psych Trip Through Labrinth’s ‘Euphoria’

UK singer-songwriter and producer prodigy Labrinth has created a hallucinatory experience with his soundtrack of HBO’s new show "Euphoria," and with data as our guide, we’re going to try to navigate the psychedelic experience with you.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #labrinth #euphoria #hbo

Eating "Chicken Noodle Soup" with j-hope and Becky G

If you don’t eat chicken noodle soup with a soda on the side yet, then at least check out how a member of K-pop supergroup BTS tapped a 2006 Harlem dance craze to make a splash today...you might reconsider your lunch plans.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #BTS #jhope #hobi #chickennoodlesoup #CNS #CNSChallenge #beckyg #kpop #harlem #6MO #report #data

6MO Global Music Industry Data Report, Part 2: Platform-Playlist Analysis

Rolling Stone, Music Ally, and others were particularly interested in a surprising data point from Part 2 of 6MO, our first-ever Global Music Industry Data Report. What’s that all about? Find out here.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #6MO #report

6MO Global Music Industry Data Report, Part 1: Semi-Annual Awards

It’s official: We've launched 6MO, our first-ever Global Music Industry Data Report! We're thrilled to present you with our comprehensive view — from a music data perspective — of the first six months of 2019. Dig in to Part 1 with us here.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #6MO #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #musictech #report #data

The Cherie Hu Preview-Review of Our Inaugural Global Music Industry Data Report

For the past couple of months, we’ve been cooking up something big: the first iteration of our Global Music Industry Data Report, 6MO! With the help of music tech extraordinaire Cherie Hu, we give you the first taste of it here.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #6MO #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #musictech

Radio in the Streaming Era: US Radio Facts for Streaming Experts

Obsessed with streaming? Rightfully so, but after almost a year of coverage on Chartmetric, let’s go over some useful US radio facts that may help your artist’s overall distribution strategy......chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #radio #aqh #streaming

Taylor Swift enjoys Chinese success on QQ Music, with R3HAB set to in the near future with Tencent

If the 2000s belonged to 50 Cent, the future belongs to Tencent. We’ll check out a few Western artists who are active in the Chinese market, and how the tech conglomerate may matter to them in the near future..... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #china #taylorswift #R3HAB #postmalone #wechat #qqmusic #tencent #alanwalker

Post Malone & Reggaeton Lead Track Longevity on Streaming Charts

Streaming might favor frontline singles, but some tracks buck the trend. Looking at Spotify, Apple, Amazon, and Deezer’s Top 100 charts, we examine what tracks and artists are able to ride the wave of longevity.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #postmalone #reggaeton #daddyyankee #pedrocapo #farruko #travisscott

Apple vs. YouTube Music Video Velocity

With a head-to-head comparison between the Apple Music Video and YouTube Music Video charts, we’ll expand your understanding of chart behavior through a chart velocity analysis.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #applemusic #youtube #postmalone #polog

Tool, Metal’s Growth, and the Future of the Album

When was the last time you got your face melted with some heavy metal? Well, distributor TuneCore says it was probably during 2018 and American alt-metal group Tool says it’s right now on the Billboard 200 chart..... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicindustry #musicbusiness #Tool #album #heavymetal #rock #FearInoculum #TaylorSwift #ConsequenceofSound #Billboard #Arcangel #RaeSremmurd

Data Predictions for the 2019 Country Music Association Awards

Howdy! Today, we’re going Country, looking at the CMAs’ full list of nominations and making some educated guesses about who might win based on streaming and social data.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicindustry #musicbusiness #CMAs #country #marenmorris #blakeshelton #thomasrhett #lilnasx #billyraycyrus

Viral Artists on our newest A&R Tool: Not all Platforms Are Created Equal!

Not all breaking artists are new artists, not all platforms have the same up and comers, and not a day more should pass until you check out all the viral talent we’re discovering on our new A&R tool..... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #musicbusiness #musicindustry #dataanalytics #anr #AndrewSimple #GeraldWalker #BennytheButcher #KingGizzardandtheLizardWizard #FleetwoodMac

The Music Awards Effect: Bump or Bust?

Don’t call it a comeback: This week, the VMAs wrapped and the CMAs dropped their noms, but do the ceremonies even matter to an artist’s bottom line? Let’s dive into Missy Elliott’s data and see.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #vmas #missyelliott #cmas

Know Thy Neighbor: Identifying Pusha T's Artist Neighbors

Know thy neighbor, you may have been told, and to that us music data nerds would say, know thy artist neighbor...we’ll do so with rapper Pusha T through Chartmetric’s Neighboring Artists feature.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #datascience #pushat #sociopath

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’, Celso Piña’s Passing, and Monsta X’s Big Win

Follow us around the world as we examine T. Swift’s album drop, remember a Mexican cumbia legend, and recognize Korea’s finest through the market coverage lens.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #musicnews #taylorswift #lover #celsopina #monstax #soribada #sobaawards

Unpacking Shazam's New Discovery Top 50 Playlist on Apple Music

What better A&R team to have then over 150M smartphones Shazaming every month around the globe? Let’s check out new Apple Music’s Shazam-powered Discovery Top 50 chart/playlist..... ... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #musicbusiness #musicindustry #shazam #applemusic #tiktok #lucydacus #mason #brazil #puertorico

The Top YouTube Playlists to Land On

YouTube’s global importance is no secret, but monitoring its playlist performance hasn’t always been easy. Using our new YouTube Playlists chart, you can finally track which lists are getting the most play! ... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #musicbusiness #musicindustry #youtube #playlists

Music on TikTok Top Tracks and Trending Videos

TikTok is the new game, but it’s already the 2nd quarter. Let’s dive into TikTok Top Track and Trending Videos charts.......chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #tiktok #bytedance #china #memes #musicmarketing #socialmedia

When Streaming Gets Political, Who Gets the Vote?

Think profiles and playlists are only for artists? Think again. We stay out of the political fray but get into the Democratic candidates' streaming profiles and playlists to see who they're listening to and who is listening to them.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #CoryBooker #KamalaHarris #AndrewYang #BetoORourke #JoeBiden #MarianneWilliamson #democraticdebates #2020

Katy Perry, Flame and the Effects of Publicity

We’ve all seen industry gossip and trade news before...but have you ever used it to measure the impact of publicity? For the past week, news sources have been reporting on the lawsuit of American rap artist Flame and the alleged copyright infringement of Katy Perry and team on her widespread 2013 hit, “Dark Horse”..... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #dataallday #katyperry #flame #darkhorse #joyfulnoise #publicity #entertainmentnews #gossip #lawsuit

How 2019’s Playlist Growth Might Affect Emerging Artists

Spotify, Apple Music, and Deezer’s biggest playlists are growing — both in terms of follower count and also track count — but what does that mean for artists looking to land a big add?.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #dataallday #spotify #applemusic #deezer #playlists #streaming #emergingartists

New Feature: Labels Page

Are you a manager looking for a quick summary of a record label you’re talking to? Maybe you want to compare the label you work for with a competitor? We’ve got a solution for you in our new Labels Page!.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #musicbusiness #musicindustry #cnco #armadamusic #monstercat #ultramusic #300entertainment

Odd Subgenres Gaining Ground on Streaming’s Top Playlists

If you've never heard of Brostep, Lilith, Etherpop, Crunk, Redneck, Metropopolis, or Pagode, then listen up, because these subgenres are quickly increasing their playlist market share.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #musicbusiness #musicindustry #genre #brostep #lilith #etherpop #crunk #redneck #metropopolis #pagode

Data Predictions for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs)

The MTV Video Music Awards are back for 2019 and the ballots are open! We’ll take a look at who’s up for what and from a data perspective, who might win!.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #dataallday #mtv #vmas

What Follower Counts Say About Social and Streaming Trends

Does streaming follower count correlate with social media follower count? That depends.... Here’s a sneak peek at some new trends we're tracking.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #musicindustry #dataallday #streaming #socialmedia #followers #trends

Latin America "Trigger" Cities

In Part 3 of the music "trigger cities" mini-series, we explore the music tastes of Mexico City, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janiero, Bogotá, Lima and Santiago......chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicbusiness #data #latinamerica

Vance Joy and AC/DC on Amazon Music and US Radio

Who says music is all about young people and streaming? Amazon Music and American radio would beg to differ, and we’ll check out Vance Joy and AC/DC who are doing well on them.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #amazon #radio #vancejoy #acdc #australia

Remembering Bossa Nova Great João Gilberto

João Gilberto, the father of Bossa Nova, died in Rio De Janeiro over the weekend, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t honor his monumental legacy.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #bossanova #jazz #joaogilberto #riodejaneiro #brazil #omito

Barbecue the Music: Playlisting USA’s Independence Day

What are Apple Music and Spotify's Fourth of July playlists grilling up for the big American holiday?... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataallday #applemusic #spotify #independenceday #fourthofjuly #usa #playlists

Taylor Swift: Track Comparison Before and After Big Machine Label Group

“Scooter Braun's Ithaca Holdings Acquires Scott Borchetta's Big Machine Label Group” is what Sunday’s official press release reads, we’ll take a look at a sample of Swift’s data while on Big Machine and on Republic Records.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #musicbusiness #taylorswift #scooterbraun

Enter the World of Streaming Manipulation, Part 2 - Fake Artists

On Part 1 of our streaming manipulation series, we took you on a wild ride into depths of playlist fixing. On Part 2, we’re tackling fake artists.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #musicbusiness #fakestreams #fakeartist #fake #playlists #streaming #recordlabel

Enter the World of Streaming Manipulation, Part 1 - Fake Playlists

Fake streams! Playlist manipulation! Fake artists! There’s a lot of buzz about it, but what does this look like in the data? ......chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #musicbusiness #fakestreams #fakeartists #fakeplaylists #musicbusinessworldwide

Tour, Catalog, and Marketing in Southeast Asia's Trigger Cities

Southeast Asia's Shazam, Spotify, and YouTube charts have some big implications for tour strategy and catalog exploitation.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #musicbusiness #musicbusinessworldwide #triggercities #southeastasia #bangkok #kualalumpur #saigon #hochiminhcity #landonaustin #blackpink #bradkane #aladdin #quezoncity

2019 Women’s World Cup: USWNT Carli Lloyd’s and Alex Morgan’s Playlists!

Soccer fans unite: the 2019 Women’s World Cup has been happening in France all month, but what music are Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan listening to going into Friday's quarterfinals?.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #soccer #womensworldcup #futbol #uswnt #carlilloyd #alexmorgan #playlists #applemusic #spotify

The Data Behind the BET Awards

Charting the biggest moments at the BET Awards.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #dataallday #BET #BETawards #NipseyHussle #BurnaBoy #ShoMadjozi #MaryJBlige #Lizzo #Spotify #AppleMusic #YouTube

New Music Friday Monday: the Royal Rise of King Princess

Charting King Princess' success, from 10 Spotify playlists a year ago to Mark Ronson’s new track, “Pieces of Us,” which sits at No. 5 on Spotify's New Music Friday playlist.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #newmusicfriday #kingprincess #markronson #zelig #columbia #sony #coachella #lollapalooza #governorsball #dataallday

A2IM Indie Week, Day 4: Beggars Group and Kill Rock Stars

Following the last A2IM Indie Week panel including Beggars Group’s Martin Mills and Kill Rock Star’s Portia Sabin, we’re looking at artists on their rosters and asking, “What makes them two of indie music’s longest lasting labels?” ....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #a2im #indieweek #musicanalysis #dataanalytics #indie #adele #killrockstars #beggars #elliottsmith

A2IM Indie Week, Day 3: Reeperbahn Festival

Hamburg’s Reeperbahn Festival presents seven different acts on Day 3 of A2IM’s Indie Week in NYC, so we check out their data.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #a2im #indieweek #musicanalysis #dataanalytics #indie #reeperbahn #festival #yeswemystic #ori #surfbort

A2IM Indie Week, Day 2: Spotify’s Indie Curators

With Day 2 of A2IM’s Indie Week in the bag, we’re looking at important indie curators moving the needle on Spotify.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataanalytics #spotify #curators #indie #A2IM #indieweek

On the Road: A2IM Indie Week, Day 1

We’re on the road! We’re at A2IM’s Indie Week in New York City, Day 1 is over. Sharing three thoughts on simple notifications, stream count isn't the end all be all, and proactive sharing of data insights to inform their creative process.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataanalysis #indiemusic #a2im

New Music Friday Monday: Fresh Indie on Amazon (Khruangbin, Julien Baker, Vagabon)

We’re celebrating the indie community on Amazon Music with an indie-focused New Music Friday Monday (Khruangbin, Julien Baker, Vagabon)....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataanalysis #indierock #indiemusic #a2im

Found on Friday: 4 Indian Playback Singers and 2 Norteño Bandas Killing the YouTube Game

Do you know what a playback singer is? Or how about that Mexican Norteño music has German polka in it? Check out how hard they've been winning in YouTube View growth in the past month.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataanalysis #indianmusic #playback #norteño #tejano

Excursion Thursday: Trigger City São Paulo, Brazil

What makes São Paulo, Brazil, such an important global music marketplace? Drawing on our trigger city blog feature, we investigate.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataanalysis #triggercity #globalmusiccity #musicworldwide #saopaulo #brazil #sertanejo

Measuring Artist Success Across Platforms? Let Data Scientist Josh Hayes Light the Way

How do you measure artist success across multiple streaming, social and other Internets platforms? Rest easy and let Chartmetric’s Resident Data Scientist assuage your fears.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataanalytics #datascience #scientist #charts #music #musicbusiness #interview

Technique Tuesday: DJ Khaled vs. Tyler, the Creator

DJ Khaled takes on Billboard and Tyler, the Creator, and we're using the Analyze function and a custom chart to put them head to head.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicanalysis #dataanalytics #djkhaled #fatherofasahd #tylerthecreator #feliciathegoat #igor #billboard #musicnews

New Music Friday Monday: Shazam’s Best New Music Recommendations…on Apple Music?

Shazam isn’t just in the music fingerprinting and identification game — it’s also playlisting on Apple Music with Shazam Recommends: Best New Music..... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicindustry #dataanalytics #musicanalysis #data #newmusicfriday #curator

Playlist Reach Uncovers a Galician DJ, an American lo-fi beats producer and an Irish Literary Songwriter

Found on Friday: We’re using Spotify playlist adds and reach to introduce you to a tropical DJ from Spain, an American lo-fi beats producer and an Irish singer-songwriter with literary flair. ... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicindustry #dataanalytics #musicanalysis #zeper #hurleymower #jealousofthebirds #data

Honoring D-Day With Popular Normandy Locals in Rouen, France

In honor of D-Day, we’re heading to Rouen, France, to see which Normandy locals are the most popular right now. Thank you to all of our veterans out there! ... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicindustry #dataanalytics #musicanalysis #DDay #Rouen #France #WWII #PetitBiscuit #Kanka #Tahiti80 #LaMaisonTellier

How City-Centric Music Data Gets to Your Screen with Software Engineer Komala Prabhu

Interview episode: How does city-centric music data get to you from the engineering perspective?....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #musicindustry #data #analysis #software #engineering #coding #interview #carnegiemellon #city #music

Charting the End of iTunes

Apple just announced that it will end the iTunes digital download as we know it, and we're charting its death.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #chartmetric #Apple #iTunes #WWDC #rocketman #aladdin #countrymusic #musicindustry #data #analysis

2019-06-03 // New Music Friday Monday: Deezer’s Radar Weekly [Lauv, Petit Biscuit, dodie]

It’s New Music Friday Monday, and we’re checking out some do-it-yourself artists on Deezer’s Radar Weekly playlist with 141K global fans........chartmetric.com @chartmetric #newmusicfridaymonday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-31 // Found on Friday: A Dutch YouTube Personality, a Turkish Rocker, and Sisters in a Cover Band

It’s Found on Friday, and we’re celebrating our 50th episode by unearthing three artists breaking on the social and Spotify follow growth charts and doing a little detective work.... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #foundonfriday #followfriday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-30 // Excursion Thursday: Tokyo, Japan

It’s Excursion Thursday, we’re teleporting to Tokyo, Japan, where local music matters for Spotify and Instagram, but not so much for Shazam and YouTube. What does that say about public and private listening habits in Tokyo?...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #excursionthursday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-29 // Winner Wednesday: Does SoundCloud Have More Edge?

Who's happy and who's sad? On this Winner Wednesday, we're looking at song valence at the top of SoundCloud and QQ Music's charts....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #winnerwednesday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-28 // New Music Friday Tuesday: Apple’s Best of the Week & Labels

Major labels usually dominate top music playlists, but Apple’s Global Release Day playlist, Best of the Week, tells a different story.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #foundonfriday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-24 // What Do J-Pop, Texas Rap, and Swedish Folk Have in Common?

We're back with Found on Friday, where a Japanese idol group, a Texas rapper, and a Swedish folk duo comprise an eclectic trio of international artists on a YouTube hot streak right now....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #foundonfriday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-23 // Excursion Thursday: Mumbai, India

Digging into the local preferences of Mumbai, India’s largest city and Spotify’s largest potential market.......chartmetric.com @chartmetric #excursionthursday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-22 // Winner Wednesday: Deezer & Spotify Charts...Which Are More Global?

It’s Winner Wednesday: who’s hot on the Spotify and Deezer charts and how global is each of Europe’s big streaming services?...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #winnerwednesday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-21 // Technique Tuesday: Curating the Curators

Using data to curate the biggest tastemakers in streaming....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #techniquetuesday #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-20 // New Music Friday Monday: Amazon’s Brand New Music playlist

Amazon Music’s Brand New Music playlist, a brief rundown....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-17 // A rapper, DJ and pop star walk into a bar...and spike in Spotify popularity

It’s Found on Friday: we dig up an American rapper, a Dutch DJ and Albanian pop star spiking in their Spotify Popularity Index.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-16 // Where the heck is Quezon City?

It’s Excursion Thursday and we’ll be exploring the music tastes of not London, not New York, not LA….but Quezon City....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-15 // Who's Trending by Apple Music Playlist Adds? It's not just Taylor Swift

It’s Winner Wednesday and we’re looking at who got added to the most Apple Music playlists in the past 30 days...and the winner is the polar opposite of Taylor Swift!...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-14 // Tour Planning as If You're Carly Rae Jepsen

It's Technique Tuesday and you’re Carly Rae Jepsen booking a fall tour...how do you select your opening acts using data?...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-13 // The Bottom of Spotify's New Music Friday

Who’s at the bottom of Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist? Exploring Emotional Oranges, Vince Gill and Dutch Melrose....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-10 // Amazon Top Country 100 & the Alexa-Genre Complex

Amazon Music’s Top 100 Country chart features a wide selection of artists, but their long time on chart suggests a wider platform trend towards stagnancy in several genres.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-03 // Billboard Music Awards 2019: Ozuna and Lauren Daigle

Drake took home a bag of Billboard Music Awards, but Ozuna and Lauren Daigle represent for the Latin and CCM fans......chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-02 // Stagecoach 2019 Emerging Artists: Becca Mancari, Charley Crockett and Ruby Boots

Country superstars headlined this past weekend’s Stagecoach festival in Indio, California...but who played the early afternoon slots and what does their data look like?...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-05-01 // Meme Check: It's Gonna Be Me by *NSYNC

Meme check: It’s May 1st, and the *NSYNC track “It’s Gonna Be Me” becomes a thing again for 24 hours...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-30 // Technique Tuesday: The Game of Thrones soundtrack & track playlist distribution

Technique Tuesday: The Game of Thrones album drops on Friday and we delve into its tracks’ playlist distribution....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-29 // New Music Friday Monday: Deezer’s Brand New UK playlist

It’s New Music Friday Monday: Deezer’s Brand New UK playlist is all about pop this week and dominates Spotify’s New Music Friday playlists by follower count.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-26 // Apple Music's Top 100 Album in the US...Beyoncé All Day

Rap maintains its stronghold in Apple Music’s Top 100 Albums yesterday in the US storefront........chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-25 // Los Angeles: What's Hot in Hollywood?

What’s Los Angeles listening to right now? We’ll dive into their Shazam, YouTube, radio, Songkick and Spotify preferences ....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-24 // Top 30 Trending Music Videos on YouTube

It’s Winner Wednesday: Rap, Latin and K-pop rule the Top 30 Trending Music Videos on YouTube this week....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-23 // Technique Tuesday: Spotify Listener to Follower Ratio & Lizzo

It’s Technique Tuesday! We’re diving into the Spotify listener to follower ratio with Coachella darling Lizzo...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-22 // New Music Friday Monday: Apple Music's "Best of the Week" playlist

It’s New Music Friday Monday: Apple Music’s Best of the Week playlist showcases three different Latin & US artist collaborations...chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-19 // The Gender Gap on the Music Charts

Longform episode! Digging into the music charts Gender Gap with data scientist Josh Hayes.....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-18 // Amazon Music Top 100 Songs chart, Post Malone and Swae Lee's "Sunflower"

Country tops yesterday’s Amazon Music Top 100 Songs chart.....Post Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower” continues to grow into everyone’s ears.......chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-17 // *NSYNC at Coachella and Michael Jackson's legacy in Leaving Neverland

*NSync performs at Coachella w/ Ariana Grande and Michael Jackson’s legacy deals with Leaving Neverland...but does this affect their music data?....chartmetric.com @chartmetric #musicindustry #business #data #nerdout #analysis

2019-04-16 // Coachella Weekend 1 and Game of Thrones playlists

Coachella Weekend 1 and the Game of Thrones Season 8 opener just dropped...so what does this mean for their playlists?....chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-15 // New Music Friday Monday: BTS & Halsey

"New Music Friday" Monday: K-pop group BTS features American star Halsey on Spotify’s New Music Friday in the #4 slot for another global smash for both acts.....chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-12 // Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande and the Spotify Popularity Index

Friday Fun Fact: Billie Eilish takes the coveted 100 Spotify Popularity Index from Ariana Grande...but what's Spotify Popularity?.......chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-11 // Berlin's Shazam chart, The Prince Karma success in Europe

Berlin enjoyed some reggaetón and dance music on yesterday’s Shazam chart.......DJ/producer The Prince Karma recalls some Chainsmokers’ “#SELFIE” viral success in greater Europe.....chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-10 // Today's Top Hits on Spotify and Billboard Emerging Artist Kiana Ledé

Today’s Top Hits at almost 23M followers remains Spotify’s crown jewel.......Billboard Emerging Artist Kiana Ledé begins to spread her wings......chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-09 // Spotify's Viral 50 chart and Russian trap duo Rauf & Faik

Spotify’s Viral 50 chart highlights music from around the world.....Russian trap duo Rauf & Faik take off in the Caucasus region....chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-08 // Amazon Music's Newly Released Songs chart and Sara Bareilles trending on YouTube

Khalid kicks off Amazon Music’s Newly Released Songs chart for Saturday......American singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles gets extra YouTube views from a young artist in France.....chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-05 // Amazon Music's "Country Heat" and Kane Brown steps into the Latin world

Amazon Music’s “Country Heat” playlist features a who’s who in the Nashville scene today......Country artist Kane Brown dips his toes into the Latin world with Becky G......chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-04 // Sydney's Shazam chart and Dominic Fike growing on Spotify

Sydney, Australia revels in dance beats and romantic pop songs in yesterday’s Shazam chart......Florida-born Dominic Fike uses contextual playlists to steadily grow his Spotify monthly listener count to 3.5M chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-03 // UK and US rule the YouTube Music Video chart, new AWAL artist signing and SoulCycle playlisting on Apple Music

British and American artists take over the Top 10 YouTube music video charts in the UK......AWAL signs a young singer-songwriter with a 100+ listener to follower ratio......SoulCycle teams up with singer Ciara to make their latest Apple Music featured playlist chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-02 // Apple Music Top Songs chart, NAV on the Billboard 200 album chart and Spotify's "mint" playlist series

Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish and Nipsey Hussle top the Apple Music Top Songs chart yesterday......Punjabi-Canadian rapper NAV rules the Billboard 200 album chart......Regional mint playlists tap the dance floors around the world chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-04-01 // Spotify's "Fresh Finds", Marshmello in India and Amazon Music's "All Hits" playlist

Spotify’s Fresh Finds celebrate indie music in our aggregate chart......American producer Marshmello sees a 375% increase in Indian YouTube views for his cross-border collaboration.....Amazon Music’s “All Hits” assumes its place as the tech giant’s flagship playlist chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-29 // Beatport Top 100 chart and Simon Field in Seattle

Beatport’s Top 100 chart keeps highlighting the latest music in the club world.......Special artist deep-dive into a Norwegian producer who found streaming success in a far-off land called Seattle chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-28 // Deezer's Top Worldwide chart, Lil Nas X going viral and Deezer's "Selección Editorial" playlist

J Balvin and French rapper Ninho takeover Deezer’s Top Worldwide chart......Atlanta artist Lil Nas X embodies a viral artist on the rise.......“Selección Editorial” is Deezer’s #2 most followed playlist chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-27 // SoundCloud's New & Hot chart, Twenty One Pilots at Outside Lands festival and Apple Music's "Best of the Week" playlist

Two Egyptian artists top the SoundCloud New & Hot chart this week......Twenty One Pilots get announced as one of three headliners for San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival.....Apple Music’s “Best of the Week” playlist keeps things lively with 67 tracks in the US storefront chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-26 // iTunes chart in the US, Diana Ross on YouTube and Spotify's "Desi Hits" for South Asia

Country rules the US iTunes charts yesterday with 38 track tags.....Diana Ross celebrates her 75th birthday with over 102M YouTube views......South Asia gets down with the leading Desi playlist, “Desi Hits” at 241K followers chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-25 // QQ Music Western charts, Billie Eilish album pre-adds on Apple Music and Deezer's "Les titres du moment" flagship playlist

Greyson Chance places 10 tracks on the QQ Music Western charts last week......Billie Eilish gets over 800K “pre-adds” on Apple Music.....Deezer’s #1 playlist “Les titres du moment” continues to dominate the platform’s playlist ecosystem chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-22 // Mexico City's Shazam chart, Jay-Z's "The Blueprint" and Apple Music's "This Week on the Voice" playlist

Maluma and Metallica lead in Shazam chart presence in Mexico City yesterday......Jay-Z’s album “The Blueprint” is missing from Spotify and Apple Music, but gets added to the US National Recording Registry........Apple Music’s “This Week on the Voice” continues to refresh its catalog-focused playlist chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-21 // YNW Melly on YouTube Top Songs chart, Yaeji at Lollapalooza 2019 and Spotify's "Rock Classics" playlist

YNW Melly’s “Murder on my Mind” hanging strong in the #2 spot on the YouTube Tracks chart in the US.......New York City-based producer Yaeji is announced as part of the 2019 Lollapalooza lineup......Spotify’s “Rock Classics” playlist grows steadily at 3% in the past month chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-20 // Imagine Dragons on Amazon Music Top Songs chart, Karol G & Anuel AA on Instagram and Brazilian Deezer playlists

Imagine Dragons reigns supreme on the Amazon Music Top Songs chart........Power couple Karol G and Anuel AA make a perfect Instagram pairing.....Deezer Music continues to make in-roads in Brazil with three playlists rapidly growing their follower counts chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-19 // Apple Music's Daily Top 100 chart, Iggy Azalea on Genius and "The A-List: Country" playlist

Five tracks stick around for 182 days on the Apple Music Daily Top 100 chart......Iggy Azalea drops her new single “Sally Walker” to 124K Genius views....The Apple Music “The A-List: Country” playlist sports a 26% new add ratio in the past month chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

2019-03-15 // Ariana ruling the Spotify Top 200, Jonas Brothers blowing up YouTube and "Songs to Sing in the Car" grows fast in playlist world

Ariana Grande continues her month-long domination of the Spotify Top 200; Jonas Brothers hit 20M Daily YouTube Views upon release of “Sucker”; Spotify playlist “Songs to Sing in the Car” eyes #5 top playlist with crazy follower growth....chartmetric.io @chartmetric #nerdout #musicdata

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