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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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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

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6464075734


Episodes

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

From Verzuz to Quarantine Radio: Live Streams and Fan Growth During COVID-19

5/28/2020
In this episode, we explore artist live streaming on Instagram Live and YouTube Live and how it’s affected social media follower growth for Jill Scott and Erykah Badu (Verzuz), Tory Lanez (Quarantine Radio) and Ty Dolla $ign, Metallica (Metallica Mondays) and Iron Maiden, H.E.R. (Girls With Guitars) and SZA, Diplo (Corona World Tour) and DJ Snake, and Charli XCX and Miley Cyrus (Bright Minded) during the coronavirus pandemic. Follow along with the original article at blog.chartmetric.com.

Duration:00:28:11

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Affects YouTube Video Views Worldwide

5/20/2020
We analyzed YouTube viewership trends in six different countries (S. Korea, India, USA, S. Africa, Brazil and Italy) to help you understand how music consumption may or may not be changing during the global spread of coronavirus. Follow along with the original article at blog.chartmetric.com.

Duration:00:22:19

YouTube's Impact on Today's Hip-Hop With Ben Sauberman

5/15/2020
Rap and Hip-Hop wunderkind Ben Sauberman has put together a list that many artists, artist managers, and A&Rs only dream of. Blending data with creativity, Ben has mapped out the regional YouTube video curators who blow up local Hip-Hop scenes, thrust burgeoning rappers into the national limelight, and help give a region its "sound." From type beats to drill and trap to gangster rap and emo rap, Ben is here to school us on why YouTube channels like Cole Bennett's Lyrical Lemonade are so...

Duration:00:53:51

COVID-19's Effect on Spotify Monthly Listeners by Genre

4/29/2020
We analyzed Spotify Monthly Listeners trends across nine genres to help you understand how music consumption may or may not be changing during the global spread of coronavirus. Follow along with the original article at blog.chartmetric.com.

Duration:00:30:16

Data and Digital Strategy at Republic Records With Elliott Althoff

4/22/2020
In this episode, we chat with Elliott Althoff, Associate Manager of Digital Strategy at Republic Records, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group. Our conversation touches on everything from the differences between indie and major labels to the creative ways you can use data for marketing campaigns. Hopefully, you glean some important insights from our conversation, but most importantly, we hope we’re making your shelter-in-place just a bit more manageable, whether you’re working from home or...

Duration:00:42:38

How Music Collaborations Evolved in the Digital Era: A Decade in Review

4/6/2020
For this audible article, we highlight another important music data story that you might have missed, from a January 2020 piece our Data Scientist wrote. It's about the global, industry-wide trend of music collaborations in recent streaming history. As always, if you want to follow along with the charts and visuals, the link to the original blog article is in the show notes. Enjoy "How Music Collaborations Evolved in the Digital Era: A Decade in Review", from our resident Data Scientist here...

Duration:00:14:20

Expanding the Argentinian Trap Movement with Ariel Chichotky

3/27/2020
We’ve got a special one today, and it wasn’t planned. Our guest is Ariel Chichotky, the Director of Buenos Aires-based Dale Play Records, who are at the forefront of an Argentinian Trap movement that has hit the 2020s running. If you’re thinking this is related to reggaetón, you are sorely mistaken. That genre originated in Puerto Rico and Colombia, and while you see some of its artists participating in trap, trap is its own animal. The American South rap style known for its much harder...

Duration:00:40:22

How Record Labels Fared on Music Charts Around the World

3/20/2020
This week, we're diving into Data Scientist Josh Hayes’ comparative analysis of major label vs. non-major label chart performance. Which record labels, major or non-major, had the most chart-topping tracks?

Duration:00:18:34

Uncovering Breakthrough Artists with Data: Chartmetric's 6MO Report (H2 2019)

3/12/2020
This month, we released our second 6MO report (July-December 2019), doubling down on our ability to find quality artists who are rapidly gaining traction and deserve to be highlighted to industry insiders. New in this edition are TikTok Trending tracks, Bandsintown Tracker gains, and artists who received the most "first-time" playlist adds on streaming platforms in H2 2019.

Duration:00:50:53

Indie Artist Management and Design With Ross Nicol

2/26/2020
In this episode we chat with Ross Nicol, founder of Off Season Creative, a boutique Brooklyn-based creative direction agency with a focus in music. Ross has worked with the likes of Teddy Geiger, Lucius, Mom + Pop Music, Real Estate, Whitney, the list goes on…. So our conversation touches on everything he’s learned in the music industry — from the importance of landscape and location, to understanding the artist mindset, to the indie/major divide (or lack thereof), and how data is more...

Duration:00:48:07

Getting SiriusXM and Into Data Science With Jackson Bull

1/21/2020
From 2012 to 2019, Jackson Bull (Twitter: @jacksonabull) was with SiriusXM, moving up the ranks from Board Engineer to Program Director and working with many of the company’s over 1K stations. Before that, he worked in various capacities in social media and film editing, and was a DJ at his university’s station, WMUH Allentown Radio. He interned at several industry publications as well, and most recently, has made the glorious return to school to train in data science at Flatiron School in...

Duration:00:48:07

S2E3: Getting SiriusXM & Into Data Science with Jackson Bull

1/19/2020
From 2012 to 2019, Jackson Bull (@Twitter: @jacksonabull) has spent 7.5 years with SiriusXM, moving up the ranks from Board Engineer to Program Director and working with many of the company’s over 1K stations. Before that, he worked in various capacities in social media and film editing, and was a DJ at his university’s station, WMUH Allentown Radio. He interned at several industry publications as well, and most recently, has made the glorious return to school to train in data science at...

Duration:00:51:25

S2E3: Getting SiriusXM & Into Data Science with Jackson Bull

1/16/2020
From 2012 to 2019, Jackson Bull (@Twitter: @jacksonabull) has spent 7.5 years with SiriusXM, moving up the ranks from Board Engineer to Program Director and working with many of the company’s over 1K stations. Before that, he worked in various capacities in social media and film editing, and was a DJ at his university’s station, WMUH Allentown Radio. He interned at several industry publications as well, and most recently, has made the glorious return to school to train in data science at...

Duration:00:51:25

Global Music Marketing With Christine Osazuwa

12/20/2019
An American now based in London, Christine Osazuwa (Twitter: @c_osazuwa) is currently a Senior Data Analyst for a major label, in charge of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions. Before that, Christine worked her way up the ranks to become the Head of Insights & Data Analytics at another major label, this time based in Stockholm. Christine earned her Bachelor’s in Music Business and Journalism at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, her MBA from Loyola College in Maryland, and...

Duration:00:45:45

Get to Know the Hosts (Jason Joven, Rutger Ansley Rosenborg)

11/27/2019
Season 2 Premiere! Don't worry, it's just your co-hosts. Kind of like looking at your Uber driver's profile. Bit of a prologue, really. Our guests will be much cooler! .... chartmetric.com @chartmetric #howmusiccharts #chartmetric #musicindustry #musicbusiness #musicnews

Duration:00:16:20