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Pandora New Music Insights For Week of 9/18/17

Pandora-new-logo-image-001Each week Pandora dives into the data to share how new releases are reacting across the music streamer. New releases this week included:  Big & Rich, Björk, Eric Church, Foo Fighters, Gucci Mane, Lorde, Meek Mill, Midland, Montgomery Gentry, Nick Jonas, Nine Inch Nails, Sara Bareilles, Sia, The Killers, Toni Braxton, The Weeknd, Wyclef Jean.  

Sam Smith is still making folks cry with his new release “Too Good at Goodbyes,” with station adds up 95%. Fans celebrated the life of Troy Gentry — Montgomery Gentry station adds were up 53% and Gucci Mane saw a 70% increase in station adds w/o/w.

Kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with “The State of Latin Music in 2017” from Marcos Juarez, Head of Latin Music Programming at Pandora.

 Who else dominated on Pandora last week?

  1.    DJ Khaled “Wild Thoughts (Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller)”: 6.7 M (#1 on the charts for 5 weeks)
  2.    Yo Gotti “Rake It Up (feat. Nicki Minaj)”: 5.4 M (Performed on Fallon w/ Nicki Minaj on Thursday Sept 14)
  3.    French Montana “Unforgettable (Feat. Swae Lee)”: 5.2 M
  4.    DJ Khaled “I'm The One (Feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne)”: 5 M
  5.   Cardi B “Bodak Yellow”: 5 M
  6.   Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee “Despacito (Feat. Justin Bieber) (Remix)”: 4.9 M
  7.   J Balvin “Mi Gente (Feat. Willy William)”: 4.8 M
  8.   Logic “1-800-273-8255 (Feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid)”: 4.6 M
  9.   Childish Gambino “Redbone”: 4.6 M
  10. Liam Payne “Strip That Down (Feat. Quavo)”: 4.5 M

Coming to Pandora this week on 9/22:


Artist station adds to date: 4.1 million

Spins to date: 753 million

Last album release: 2006

The Killers:

Artist station adds to date: 5.5 million

Spins to date: 2 billion

Last album release: 2012 


Artist station adds to date: 10.8 million

Spins to date: 1.7 billion

First solo album since 2005


Artist station adds to date: 111,000

Spins to date: 41 million 

Debut album

Van Morrison:

Artist station adds to date: 6 million

Spins to date: 2.3 billion

His 37th album release 

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