From total U.S. music shipments and digital’s share of the marketplace to streaming revenues and direct-to-fan sales, industry charts tell the story of the health of the music business and provide actionable data to help businesses make informed business decisions about their company and their artists.
Music Biz is happy to partner with a variety of industry resources to provide members with a series of informational resources.
Music Biz’s Subscription Services Workgroup, along with Billboard and Nielsen, launched the first-ever subscription services “On-Demand Songs” chart, measuring every on-demand play request and plays from unlimited listener-controlled radio channels on Muve Music, Rdio, Rhapsody, Slacker, Spotify, and Xbox Music. View full press release announcing the launch.
First launched at Music Biz 2015, BuzzAngle’s Direct-To-Fan Chart is the most comprehensive D2F chart available, revealing sales data for a previously underreported sector of the music industry. The chart tracks weekly top D2F albums and monthly top D2F artists and D2F vinyl sales, encapsulating sales for more than 1,500 artists’ e-commerce stores.
BuzzAngle Music, Border City Media’s comprehensive music analytics service, launched powerful and interactive daily charts that allow consumers, press, and music industry employees to personally select music sales and streaming ranking criteria by city, genre, dates, and more, leading to an ability to produce over 250,000 unique charts.