The Data Behind A Hit Single.

While it's difficult to be one hundred percent sure what makes any given track a hit single, a recent look at the data reveals that their are some characteristics that. Continue reading

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10 Most Buzzed About Emerging Artists #SXSW 2015

You can pretend you don't care, but we know that, like us, you really want to know . Who were this year's buzz bands at SXSW?  We've got the Top. Continue reading

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“Zero Effect”: Do New Consumption Charts Penalize Artists Windowing Streaming and Compilation Records?

"Although we can’t tell how consumption charts are weighted (as far as I know that info hasn’t been released publicly), it’s pretty clear that if you are not on streaming. Continue reading

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“Listen To Music No More Than One Hour A Day,” Advises World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has issued a warning against listening to too much music too loudly after releasing figures showing 43 million people between the ages of 12-35 already suffer. Continue reading

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FRI. NEWS BRIEF: Beats iTunes June Relaunch, Why MySpace Failed, Spotify + Indies, Shazam & More

Friday 3.6.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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Brit Awards 2015 – A Full List Of Winners

Britain feted the music industry last night with the broadcast of the 35th annual Brit Awards with Ed Sheeran taking top honors for the evening. Sheeran won awards for British Album. Continue reading

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iHeartRadio Predicts 2015 Grammy Winners Using Listening Data

First came Grammy predictions from Spotify, and now the data team at iHeartRadio have culled listening habits across their network to predict who will win this year's top music prizes.. Continue reading

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Spotify Uses Data To Predict Grammy Winners

Spotify has released data that predicts who will win a Grammy in four of the top categories: Album Of The Year, Record of The Year, Song of The Year and. Continue reading

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