Billboard + Bandsintown Tour Indexes Launch With Billie Eilish, Letterkenny Problems At #1

Just weeks after Bandsintown launched twenty-four Worldwide, US and City Live Music Charts, the top-ranked concert discovery platform has added the Billboard + Bandsintown Tour Index, four new weekly touring indexes available exclusively on Billboard. The Billboard + Bandsintown Index is comprised of four new weekly charts: Global Top Artists,… Continue Reading

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Bandsintown Launches First-Ever Predictive Touring Charts For Established and Emerging Artists

Bandsintown has launched 24 Worldwide, US and City Live Music Charts that will be published on Bandsintown, Bandsintown for Artists, and Hypebot starting today. The concert discovery platform has also partnered with Billboard to exclusively publish the Billboard + Bandsintown Tour Index, four weekly charts launching later this month. These… Continue Reading

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Editorial Staff Cuts At Spin, Stereogum, Vibe

Billboard and Hollywood Reporter owner Valence Media laid off seven editorial staffers at Spin Media Group this week across music sites Spin, Stereogum and Vibe as the profits from a resurgent music industry fail to trickle down to the media that serve it. "The decisions were made in conjunction with… Continue Reading

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Here is What Every Major Label, Subsidiary Earned In 2018, according to Billboard

The recorded music industry is growing again thanks to streaming, but by how much and who are the winners and losers? Because the three major labels only report overall recorded music revenue, Billboard used third part data to estimate the 2018 U.S. earnings of every major and major-controlled record label…. Continue Reading

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Billboard, Bandsintown Partner To Grow Artist and Concert Discovery Across Their Massive Music Platforms

Billboard and Bandsintown have announced a multifaceted partnership designed to drive music discovery, fan engagement and sell more tickets. The collaboration launches with the addition of Bandsintown’s comprehensive global tour date listings across Billboard and its portfolio of music sites which include Spin, Vibe, and Stereogum. Billboard and its sites… Continue Reading

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Rolling Stone Launches Music Charts That Are Updated Daily

Rolling Stone has launched five music charts powered by analytics firm Alpha Data, formerly known as BuzzAngle Music, which the magazine acquired last year. The debut comes almost two months later than originally planned. Taking a stab at the iconic Billboard charts that its hopes to dethrone, Rolling Stone says… Continue Reading

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5 Ways Fans Can Help Music Chart

Getting your music to rank on one of the Billboard charts can often be the big break that helps kick an artists career up to the next level, and if you have a single or new album headed for release, there are a few things your fans can do for… Continue Reading

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