Jeremy Silver: 'These are early days for big data in music'

The following piece is written by digital media advisor & former executive chairman, Semetric (Musicmetric), Jeremy Silver:


The music industry has always had an interest in data. Ever since the Top 40 became the most popular source of music played on radio, the charts have held a place of almost religious centrality for the industry. Getting a No.1 record secured the artist’s reputation and the manager’s on-going representation, ensured record company and retail commitment, and guaranteed media ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...