Mariachi, Banda and more: how regional Mexican music streams
Analytics firm Chartmetric is embarking on a multi-part deep dive into ‘the rise of regional Latin music’, starting with Mexican music genres. Based on data from services including Deezer, it suggests that genres...
January 12, 2021
Pandora opens up its music analytics to Chartmetric
It's now five and a half years since streaming service Pandora bought music analytics firm Next Big Sound. Since then, it's formed the core of the company's data offering for artists and their teams. Now Pandora is taking...
October 30, 2020
The future of streaming and music marketing post Covid-19
After an introductory session offering views on Covid-19's music impact around the world, Music Ally's Sandbox Summit Global conference turned its attention to what happens next. The online event's 'Future of Streaming...
September 21, 2020
Chartmetric launches new charts tracking music on Twitch
Twitch has been doing more with music and musicians, and analytics firm Chartmetric has been tracking that. The result is four new charts for music on Amazon's live-video platform, presenting the top users by viewer hours...
September 18, 2020
Chartmetric releases their trends analysis for the first half of 2020
Music analytics service Chartmetric has released their semi-annual report on music industry trends, and is reflecting on one of the most turbulent periods in the industry’s recent history. TikTok, of course, looms large...
September 1, 2020
Chartmetric says livestreams boosted artists’ social followings
Music analytics firm Chartmetric has published the third and final part of its analysis on Covid-19's impact on music consumption. The study focuses on livestreams, and the extent to which they boosted artists' social...
May 27, 2020
The power of smaller playlists. Why big is not always best.
*This topic was discussed in-depth on Music Ally TV. Watch the show in full here In a world where the playlist is king, it is hardly surprising that getting on New Music Friday (NMF) has become the be-all and end-all...
May 11, 2020
Music Ally TV Show this Friday: Covid-19’s streaming impact
Our new weekly livestream gets its third episode this Friday, and the topic will be ‘The impact of Covid-19 on streaming: a data-driven look’. Our special guest will be Jason Joven, content/insight manager at Chartmetric,...
April 28, 2020
Chartmetric explores Covid-19 impact on music streaming
Music analytics firm Chartmetric has published the first of a planned trilogy of blog posts exploring Covid-19’s impact on music streaming – based on a deep dive into its data. Among the takeaways in the first...
April 24, 2020
Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (30 March)
Music Ally is trying to write a story every working day, rounding up the good, practical things happening in and around our industry: focusing on relief efforts and other initiatives from the music industry and music / tech...
March 30, 2020
Add Don Toliver, Kim Loaiza and Trevor Daniel to 2019’s success stories
Taylor Swift was the IFPI’s top artist of 2019, based on global streams and sales, while Post Malone was Spotify’s most-streamed artist, and Billie Eilish was Apple Music’s artist of the year. But here’s some more...
March 4, 2020
Sandbox Issue 239: Music and Advertising’s tense union
Lead: The old rules of advertising are long gone – as is a lot of the inherent guesswork around advertising’s effectiveness. In its place has come greater tracking of ad spend and ad impact, but the entire process itself...
November 4, 2019