Can a computer predict chart topping hits against pop flounders?

Professor Armand Leroi believes that pop music is a science and in a new show on BBC sets out to discover whether data can transform popular music. Evolutionary biologist Professor Armand Leroi gathers a team…

WIN reveal new in-depth report on music charts around the world

A new report from the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) have produced the first ever global analysis of music charts with some fascinating results. WIN are an organisation that represents the international music industry in order…

After their purchase by Nielsen, Gracenote combines all their databases

Following the recent purchase of Gracenote by analytics company Nielsen, Gracenote are unifying all their music, video and sports data into a single database. Metadata aggregator Gracenote are aiming to become the one-stop data provider…

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…

Streaming playlist strategies for indie artists made easy with this new app

A new app has launched to help independent artists and labels make the most out of playlist marketing on streaming services. The app, created by Entertainment Intelligence, will allow it’s users to see their performance…

Amazon Music Now Data Streaming Free On T-Mobile’s Music Freedom

Amazon Prime Music is the latest streaming service to be added to T-Mobile’s Music Freedom data plan. Music Freedom is the music equivalent of Binge On, T-Mobiles plan that lets you stream unlimited video from select…

Spotify Switch To Google’s Cloud For “Googley Future”

Spotify are partnering with Google to transfer their infrastructure over to Cloud servers – “This is a big deal”. As cloud servers continue to improve in high quality, performance and low cost Spotify have decided to move…

SoundCloud Stops Sharing Data With Next Big Sound

Next Big Sound is a company providing analytic data for music online by analysing the popularity of artists through social networks, streaming services and radio. Next Big Sound was recently acquired by Pandora and this…

YouTube for Artists

With RouteNote you can distribute to YouTube whether that be your music, with our private music YouTube network getting over 200 million video views each month, or whether you create gaming videos, vlogs, sports videos…