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
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