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
What ‘trigger cities’ really mean for music marketing
Music Ally has covered analytics firm Chartmetric’s concept of Trigger Cities before but at Sandbox Summit in London this week, we assembled a panel of marketing experts to talk about the idea in practice and how – or...
October 31, 2019
Report: North American music still tops for global playlists
Analytics firm Chartmetric has published its ‘Global Music Industry Data Report’ for the first half of 2019, digging in to data from platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, Instagram and Shazam among others....
September 30, 2019
Chartmetric explores the ‘trigger cities’ of south-east Asia
Earlier this year we wrote about music-analytics firm Chartmetrics’ theory of ‘trigger cities’ capable of propelling tracks to become global hits. Now the company has published a second in its series of blog posts focusing...
June 25, 2019
Chartmetric debuts Cross-Platform Performance metric for artists
Music analytics firm Chartmetric has a new acronym to shout about: CPP. It stands for Cross-Platform Performance, and it’s an attempt to provide a single metric that measures an artist’s performance across music-streaming...
June 6, 2019
How Latin American and Asian cities are redefining how global hits happen
Jason Joven from Chartmetric (he’s the company’s very grandly titled “music data storyteller”) has published a fascinating blog on Medium looking at what are termed “trigger cities” (a concept coined by Chaz...
May 29, 2019