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Welcome to How Music Charts, a music business podcast by Chartmetric. Join the music industry's brightest minds as they bridge data, culture, and creativity in real time. Looking for more? Sign up for a free account at chartmetric.com, subscribe to Beats & Bytes at blog.chartmetric.com, and reach out on our socials.

Welcome to How Music Charts, a music business podcast by Chartmetric. Join the music industry's brightest minds as they bridge data, culture, and creativity in real time. Looking for more? Sign up for a free account at chartmetric.com, subscribe to Beats & Bytes at blog.chartmetric.com, and reach out on our socials.

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United States

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Welcome to How Music Charts, a music business podcast by Chartmetric. Join the music industry's brightest minds as they bridge data, culture, and creativity in real time. Looking for more? Sign up for a free account at chartmetric.com, subscribe to Beats & Bytes at blog.chartmetric.com, and reach out on our socials.

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@chartmetric

Language:

English

Contact:

6464075734


Episodes

Data-Driven Digital Music Distribution With InnerCat's Paris Cabezas

2/24/2021
On this episode of How Music Charts, InnerCat Music Group founder Paris Cabezas explains how a tech-oriented, data-driven mindset can help optimize digital music distribution, artist marketing, and YouTube monetization in today's music industry. As a bonus, he also breaks down the complicated, and often misunderstand, concept of neighboring rights.

Duration:01:00:39

How to Be a Successful Independent Artist With Cullah

1/28/2021
On this episode, we talk to Milwaukee-based, genre-bending independent artist Cullah, who has released an album every year for the past 15 years, subscribing to an open-source, royalty-free, and data-driven approach to his music career.

Duration:01:07:41

The Rise of Regional Latin Music: Mexican Music Genres With Sony A&R Francisco Toscano

1/21/2021
Mexico City-based Sony A&R Research Manager Francisco Toscano explains how global music streaming platforms like Deezer, YouTube, Pandora, and Spotify are driving the growth of Mexican music genres — from Mariachi to Corrido — and regional Latin music worldwide.

Duration:00:29:51

Building Music Tech Solutions With The Orchard CTO Jacob Fowler

12/14/2020
Today’s guest is Jacob Fowler, Chief Technology Officer at The Orchard. In four years, Fowler rapidly worked his way up the chain of the music distribution giant from Product Manager to Director of Product to SVP for Engineering and Product and then to his current role as CTO, starting in February 2020. On this episode, we talk with the music industry exec about music tech, mobile apps, and signals that artists and their teams should look out for in their streaming and social media data.

Duration:00:42:23

Becoming a Music Industry Leader in Asian Music Markets With Priya Dewan

12/2/2020
On this episode, we chat with Priya Dewan, VP of South Korea and Southeast Asia at The Orchard and CEO of Gig Life Pro. Priya knows the music markets in Asia inside and out — not to mention the qualities it takes to be a leader in the music industry, no matter what market you’re in.

Duration:00:50:55

The State of Music Synchronization With Synchtank Founder Joel T. Jordan, Part 2

11/23/2020
In the second part of our conversation with Synchtank Founder Joel T. Jordan, the music licensing entrepreneur talks data efficiency and artistic integrity.

Duration:00:31:42

The State of Music Synchronization With Synchtank Founder Joel T. Jordan, Part 1

11/16/2020
Synchtank Founder Joel T. Jordan is a punk rock music entrepreneur now connecting the biggest movies, TV shows and video games through slick tech. Learn about his rise in the world of music synchronization and how artists can make licensing a real part of their career. In Part 1 of this two-part episode, we get into Jordan’s punk beginnings in the business, and weave a narrative through the world of music licensing that translates his punk rock, do-it-yourself ethos into a sector with...

Duration:00:48:48

Understanding Your Pandora Data With Dan Wissinger and Jay Troop

11/10/2020
In light of our exciting new Pandora integration, we chat with Pandora's Dan Wissinger and Jay Troop about why Pandora matters to the music industry and to artists’ careers, how artists can get their music on Pandora, and what strategies you can use to make sense of your Pandora data — whether it's on Next Big Sound, AMP, or Chartmetric.

Duration:01:18:47

The UK Music Diversity Report 2020 With Christine Osazuwa, Paulette Long OBE & Ammo Talwar MBE

11/2/2020
In honor of the recent Black History Month in the United Kingdom, Warner Music Group's Christine Osazuwa has taken over today’s episode to discuss equality and diversity in the music industry with UK Music's Paulette Long OBE and Ammo Talwar MBE. Aside from her role as Director of Data & Insights, Christine is also a Co-Chair of WMG UK’s Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) employee resource group, The Link. As a Nigerian-American working in the UK music industry, Christine is committed...

Duration:01:28:40

Predicting the Future of the Music Business With Cherie Hu, Part 2

10/20/2020
We’re back with a Part 2 of our talk with award-winning journalist Cherie Hu, who has been covering the intersection of music, technology and business for over five years. In this section, we get her hot takes on recent headlines involving the geopolitical TikTok debate, virtual singing competitions, and of course, Kanye West. We also visit Cherie’s well-informed crystal ball, and hear some of her predictions over the next few years on Kobalt Music, audio on Amazon and Audible, and...

Duration:00:31:57

Predicting the Future of the Music Business With Cherie Hu, Part 1

10/15/2020
In Part 1 of our conversation with music tech soothsayer Cherie Hu, we go down two futuristic rabbit holes, including what streaming technology will look like in 2040 and what role "fake" artists have in the future of the music business. Plus, we dive into the future impact of gaming and film on music.

Duration:00:54:58

BTS, Fortnite, and the Future of Concerts With Sophie Chivanova

10/12/2020
Moscow-based K-Pop concert promoter Sophie Chivanova returns to How Music Charts to talk BTS, Fortnite, and the future of concerts in a post-COVID world.

Duration:00:40:34

The Russian Music Industry and Concert Promotion in Asia & Europe With Sophie Chivanova

10/7/2020
Sophie Chivanova: from Russia with love for K-Pop and concert promotion. The Moscow-based K-Pop concert promoter speaks to How Music Charts about the Russian music industry, why streams don't necessarily translate to ticket sales, and the state of live music in Asia and Europe.

Duration:00:40:48

Secrets of K-Pop and the Korean Music Industry With Bernie Cho, Part 2

9/23/2020
On this episode, we continue our conversation with DFSB Kollective President and Korean music industry expert Bernie Cho, who discusses glocalization, transmedia marketing, a post-TikTok world, and yes, Donald Trump’s Triller account. If you want to get a primer on Bernie’s story, the K-Pop business model, and what exactly a “hot city matrix” is, check out Part 1 of this two-part series.

Duration:00:46:21

Secrets of K-Pop and the Korean Music Industry With Bernie Cho, Part 1

9/17/2020
DFSB Kollective President Bernie Cho has more than 21 years of culture creation in the Asian music, television, and pop culture industries. In this two-part episode of How Music Charts, Bernie pulls the curtain back on K-Pop and the Korean music industry, showing just how successful South Korea's export strategy has been worldwide.

Duration:00:44:29

Country, Metal, and TikTok: Digital Trends in the Music Industry With Former Sony Music Nashville VP Ed Rivadavia

8/13/2020
Most recently a VP of Digital Strategy at Sony Music Nashville, where he worked with some of the biggest names in Country, Ed has always been — and still is — a metalhead at heart. Ed’s global and multi-genre experience imbues his perspective on digital trends in the music industry with nuance and prescience, and in this episode, we chat with him about Country music, Metal fandom, the future of TikTok, and trends in digital marketing and digital strategy in the music industry.

Duration:00:51:21

Activating Local Music Fans for the 2020 Presidential Election With #iVoted's Emily White

7/22/2020
#iVoted Founder Emily White is taking her world class tour management skills onto the campaign trail, using music and music data to activate voters nationwide. In this episode, Emily talks about the highs and lows of tour management, explains "How to Build a Sustainable Music Career and Collect All Revenue Streams," and describes how music data analytics is helping the 2020 #iVoted initiative activate voters nationwide for the upcoming presidential election.

Duration:00:43:15

Digital Disruption and Music Economics With Former Spotify Chief Economist Will Page

7/6/2020
Will Page, former Chief Economist at Spotify and PRS for Music, discusses world trends in the IFPI Global Music Report 2019, his "Batman" life as a young Scottish government economist by day and Straight No Chaser music journalist by night, what economics have to do with the music industry, his enduring love for Ghanian Highlife, the huge value of music copyright, and how music streaming subscription fees are connected to Blockbuster Video memberships.

Duration:00:55:44

Career Strategies and the Future of Live Music With Paradigm Talent Agency's Diana Gremore

6/24/2020
“Start small and don’t skip steps” isn’t just an axiom embodied by Diana Gremore’s own career, it’s something she encourages artists and their teams to think about when approaching their own growth trajectories — especially during the uncertainty of live music in a post-COVID world. In this episode, we chat with Paradigm Talent Agency's first-ever Business Intelligence Analyst about creating her own role in the music industry, how artists benefit from brand partnerships, and what the future...

Duration:00:38:38

From Business School to the Billboard Charts With Rapper Call Me Ace

6/3/2020
Call Me Ace is a rapper who draws a unique line through his artistry, music data and the corporate grind. Born to Jamaican émigrés in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1989, Ace found himself studying Anthropology at Columbia University in New York City 18 years later. At Columbia, he was the Co-Founder and President of the Columbia University Society of Hip-Hop, but after graduating in 2011, he turned to education, working as an operations analyst at Success Academy Charter Schools in New York...

Duration:00:57:47