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COVID-19’s Effect on the Global Music Business, Part 1: Genre

This article originally appeared on the Chartmetric blog | To help address the global music industry’s concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, US-based music analytics company Chartmetric is continuously monitoring 2M+ artists across 20+ streaming and social media data sources.

It is their hope that their data-driven analysis of COVID-19’s effects on music-related consumption helps artists, songwriters, labels, agencies, distributors, and other entertainment-related entities sustain and improve their well-being during these unprecedented times.

All data is collected, organized, and analyzed by Chartmetric. Data science by Nuttiiya Seekhao. Analysis by Jason Joven and Rutger Ansley Rosenborg.

Key Takeaways:
Spotify listenership appears to be widening for Classical, Ambient, and Children’s due to COVID-19.
– Spotify listenership is relatively unaffected for Pop, Country and Dance during COVID-19, but Country seems to be demonstrating the greatest resiliency.
– Spotify listenership appears to be narrowing for Latin, Rap, and Rock during COVID-19, but potentially due to other factors and not necessarily a result of the global pandemic… | READ FULL STORY on blog.chartmetric.com

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