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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Tiktok exploded in 2020 and many different music go viral on the platform. We seek to find out: Is there a formula for the success of these music?
When Drake released “One Dance”, it took everyone by surprise for its popularity in the millennium. It also herald the start of a mass trend in Afrobeats and in this post, we go in-depth and understand more about this genre.