AI Insights

Which Musical Tempos Are People Streaming The Most?

Choosing the right tempo may have an effect on your song’s likelihood of making it to the global charts, or even how many times it is streamed. So which tempo is best? To illuminate this subject, we used our Tag API to analyze 1806 songs from the Spotify Global Weekly Top 200 charts, gleaned from 104 charts between 2019 and 2021.

We Analyzed 2 Years Of Music To Find Out If Male Or Female Voices Get More Streams.

The question of gender equity is an important one in the music industry, and data has the power to stimulate useful discussions that can lead to change. So we decided to ask: are men and women equally represented in popular music? And if representation is not equal, why?

To answer these questions, we gathered the last 2 years of Spotify Top 200 Weekly charts – 104 weeks in total. Every week, 200 songs make it to these charts by virtue of their streaming numbers. That’s 20800 songs in total. After eliminating duplicates, we found that there were only 1806 unique songs. We analyzed these songs and our results are as follows:

What Are The Most Popular Moods In Viral Music?

We analyzed 1587 songs that made it to the USA Spotify Viral 50 charts during 2019 and 2020 to find out which Moods were most popular and correlated with commercial success.

What Does AI Think Of “Guitar God” Versions Of Music?

For a time, guitar gods roamed the earth. Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Paul Gilbert – the idols of many a sweaty teenager, who no doubt drove the sales of guitars through the roof as the entire world dreamed of being able to play like them.

Let’s take a fun look at some songs graced by these deities, and quantify their impact with our Tag Demo.

Are You Writing Songs In An Overused Genre?

Many independent songwriters and music producers toil day and night to create music that they hope will make their way into the mainstream. But depending on your chosen genre, you might be facing a great deal of competition for a limited number of spots on the global charts.

In this article, we tagged and compared genre distributions between two sets to identify ‘overrepresented’ and ‘underrepresented’ genres.

These Viral Songs Are “Bad”. But Are They, Really?

WHAT IS HIT POTENTIAL? Our AI-powered Hit Potential Algorithm ‘listens’ to tracks and returns a…

What Does Viral Music In Southeast Asia REALLY Sound Like?

Following up on our previous study on Viral music in SEA, we repeated our experiment for robustness – this time with 15.6k songs.

hit potential score distribution of commercially successful vs non commercially successful songs
Discover The Next Global Smash Hit with Artificial Intelligence

We further put our Hit Potential AI to the test – this time with a larger sample size of 14k tracks.

2020 Was An Emotional Year For The USA And Its Viral Music.

2020 was an intense year for the USA. Protests, a hotly contested election, and the…