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
Spotify debuts OPM love-song covers campaign in the Philippines
OPM stands for Original Pilipino Music – pop songs from the Philippines stretching back several decades. A popular genre on Spotify: in fact, OPM will soon cross the milestone of 10bn streams, according to the company....
February 5, 2019
Country Profile – Philippines 2018
The Philippines is a digital contradiction – social media use is rife but that’s on the backbone of poor digital infrastructure while music-streaming usage is on a par with Sweden yet per-capita music income is low. But...
July 18, 2018
Latest Heard Well album tops iTunes charts in south-east Asia
Compilations label Heard Well is topping the charts in south-east Asia with its latest release ‘Litunes’. As with its other albums, this one is curated by an online influencer. Or rather, a pair of them: brother-and-sister...
August 8, 2017