Industry

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 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.

Find Similar Music to the Star Wars Theme in Seconds

Our Music Strategist, Xiao’an tests our search technology as he tries to find similar music to the Star Wars theme tune in Melodie Music’s library.

Can 5200 Songs Tell You Where Viral Music Is Going?

We used our AI to analyze 5,200 viral songs from 104 weekly charts in the USA from 2019-2020 to see if we could discern useful patterns in Genre with actionable takeaways for artists and labels.

Can AI Teach You How To Make Amazing Hit Songs?

What makes a hit? We used our Hit Potential algorithm to analyze two commercial hits – Dynamite by BTS and Girl Like Me by Black Eyed Peas and Shakira – by the second.

Can AI predict Hit Songs? Spotify New Release vs. Spotify Top 200.

Many commercial music decisions are made based solely on gut feel. But given that 21m+ tracks are released on streaming platforms yearly, A&R executives know what it’s like to be inundated in low quality demos. The question: Can an AI be trained to help in this process?

Understanding The Top 5 Music Markets in Europe: An AI Music Tagging Analysis

According to the IFPI Global Music Report, Germany, France, England, Italy, and Netherlands, lead the European recorded music industry in 2018. To find out what makes these markets tick, we used our AI to tag the Top 50 Spotify viral hits from each country.