Sao Paolo, Mexico City and Santiago are the metal megacities
Chartmetric’s latest deep-dive blog post comes from SoundCloud’s director of music intelligence and analytics Wyatt Marshall.
November 28, 2022
Two new studies explore how music goes viral on TikTok
It’s clear that there’s a strong correlation between songs going viral on TikTok, and those songs seeing strong spikes in plays on streaming services.
September 30, 2022
Chartmetric sees Apple Music as Beyoncé’s strongest platform
Beyoncé's 'Renaissance' album is a big cultural moment, but how big AND long-lasting a streaming moment will it be?
August 12, 2022
Chartmetric report challenges catalogue definition
Catalogue music – traditionally defined as songs over 18 months old – has always been an intriguing proposition, containing locked-away value that sometimes seemed difficult to eke out.
August 2, 2022
Mandolin expands beyond livestreaming into fan analytics
Mandolin's next move? Fan analytics and a richer-media take on smart links. It is launching two new services for artists.
July 22, 2022
Streaming and socials in 2022: audiences, data… and burnout
We are now more than 13 years into the music streaming era, but its workings continue to evolve.
January 19, 2022
TikTok roundup: ByteDance revs, external apps and German charts
There are several interesting stories about TikTok today, so we're bundling them up, starting with The Information's report that parent company ByteDance is on course to grow its revenues.
November 17, 2021
Chartmetric explores the global growth of K-Pop music
Chartmetric drew on data from Spotify, Instagram and YouTube to explore how the top 200 *other* K-Pop artists are growing worldwide.
October 4, 2021
Chartmetric report explores gender pronouns for artists
Analytics firm Chartmetric has published its trends report for the first half of 2021, analysing the fastest growing artists on various streaming services and social platforms. Spoiler: Olivia Rodrigo had a decent six months!...
July 21, 2021
Chartmetric adds more services to ‘cross-platform performance’ ranking
Back in 2019, music analytics firm Chartmetric launched its ‘Cross-Platform Performance’ metric, trying to come up with a single metric measuring artists’ performance across a range of streaming services and social...
May 17, 2021
Chartmetric tracks cumbia, trap corrida, guaracha electrónica
We’re fans of the big data dives being done by analytics firms like Chartmetric and Soundcharts. The former company has just published the third in its series of posts tracking the evolution of Latin American music...
April 8, 2021
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