Super Bowl 2015 Artist Analytics – It’s All About Daily Data

February 3rd
Super Bowl 2015 provided some great excitement both in the game and in the half-time musical performances. We at Border City Media with our BuzzAngle Music service are in a unique position to measure the true impact that a Super Bowl performance has on an artist’s total consumption (album sales, song sales, song streams). This will be the first post…

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2014 Black Friday and Thanksgiving Weekend Music Statistics

December 3rd
2014 vs. 2013 BLACK FRIDAY & THANKSGIVING WEEKEND 2014 Black Friday vs 2013 Black Friday 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend vs 2013 Thanksgiving Weekend Total Independent Music Store Sales 32.6% increase 18.3% increase Total Independent Music Store Vinyl Sales 27.2% increase 23.4% increase 2014 Black Friday vs 2014 Previous Friday (11/21) 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend vs 2014 Previous Weekend Total Album Sales 121.6%…

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2014 Black Friday and Thanksgiving Weekend Top 10

December 3rd
TOP 10 RANKINGS For BLACK FRIDAY & THANKSGIVING WEEKEND Ranking: Top 10 Albums Date: Thanksgiving Weekend (11/27-11/30) Rank Title Artist Label Distributor 1 That’s Christmas To Me Pentatonix SBME Sony Music 2 1989 Taylor Swift Big Machine Universal Music Group 3 In The Lonely Hour Sam Smith Capitol Universal Music Group 4 Frozen Various Artists Disney/Buena Vista Universal Music Group…

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Hyperbot.com: Exclusive: BuzzAngle Music Preparing To Pose Serious Challenge To SoundScan’s “Fuzzy Math”

April 29th
A lot of folks in the music industry are somewhat underwhelmed by SoundScan’s approach to reporting sales especially indie shops and small labels who feel their contributions are underreported. You may have heard of BuzzAngle Music already due to recent reports of their Record Store Day sales data. I had the opportunity to talk with Border City Media Founder and…

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