Soundcharts get $3m+ in funding to track your music’s performance

Paris company Soundcharts just raised $3m+ to help them keep track of all the music activity and data for the industry. Less than a year after officially launching, spending a year in beta until late…

Next Big Sound update notifies you when you’re going viral

The Pandora owned music tracker Next Big Sound will now let you know when people are loving your music. Next Big Sound is the social media and music streaming tracking platform for artists and fans…

Nielsen have fully acquired Gracenote

Analytics company Nielsen revealed this week that they had completed their acquisition of metadata service Gracenote. Nielsen have confirmed that they have completed Gracenote acquisition giving them access to the entertainment metadata provider’s data and…

iHeartRadio’s new partnership brings enhanced podcast insights

iHeartRadio is introducing a bunch of new podcasts and extending their analytics tools for podcast insights through a partnership with ART19. Podcast publishers ART19 are teaming up with internet radio service iHeartRadio to bring more…

Apple Music blows other streaming services off the charts with it’s mobile success

Nielsen have revealed that Apple Music’s mobile app was the most popular music streaming app for all of 2016, coming 9th in the top smartphone apps of the year. Nielsen’s app analytics have revealed the…

Nielsen are looking to buy Gracenote for $450-500 million

Nielsen, one of the world’s biggest user insight companies, are in talks to purchase Gracenote for their technology, in particular their advanced content recognition software. Nielsen, one of the world’s leading analytics companies for user…

Tubular raise $10m to fund video measurement across multiple platforms

Tubular, leaders in video analytics, have secured another $10 million in funding bringing their total to $31 million in the 3 years they’ve been operating. Tubular Labs measure online video performance across multiple platforms to…

8tracks Adds Analytics and Better Recommendations

8tracks, the streaming underdogs, have added some new features, to give users and creators a better overall experience. 8tracks allows users to create playlists of any genre using YouTube links. Updates now allow users who…

How to Link/Setup Your YouTube Account with Google Analytics

Setting up a link between your YouTube account and Google Analytics account is very important as it allows you to see more indepth metrics in certain areas. The video above shows you how to do…

Band Metrics: Soon To Launch Analytics Tool for Bands Get Angel Funding

There has been a lot of talk recently about music startups. iLike is on the table and looking for a buyers, as is Imeem. A couple months ago Tunecore received more funding and now it…