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Do Music Tastes In The UK Differ From Global Preferences?

What does 2 years of Spotify Top 200 charts from the UK and Global tell us about the difference in music preferences?

Predicting Song Streams And Artist Popularity With Artificial Intelligence.

Can you tell how popular an artist is, just by analyzing a single song? Can you tell in advance how many streams that song will get on Spotify?

In this small-scale pilot study, a collaboration between Musiio and Meddling A&R, we aim to determine whether our Hit Potential Algorithm can be used to predict the success of a song and the size of that song’s artist(s)’ fanbase.

Hip Hop Chart-Toppers Have Been Overwhelmingly Male For 2 Years

Analyzing the Global Spotify Top 200 charts about the state of gender representation in Hip Hop.

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 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.

Artists and Labels: Are You Choosing The Right Tempos?

There are many tempos for songwriters and producers to choose from. Is there a way to know which ones are most likely to lead to a commercially successful work? We studied a total of ~6000 songs and uncovered some striking tempo choice trends.

Can AI Reveal The Secrets Of Where To Launch Your Music?

Chartmetric’s Trigger Cities were driven by rigorous analysis of user behavior. The question is, are there any underlying, purely musical factors driving this behavior? We use our AI to investigate.

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?

What Makes Music Go Viral in Southeast Asia?

How can one tell when a piece of music is going to go viral? We look at each of the weekly top 20 viral tracks on Spotify in Southeast Asia to extract information about different tastes in the region.