Research + News | Topic: Music
May 25, 2022
From “Sounds” To Millions Of Streams: How TikTok Became A Major Player In The Musical Ecosystem
TikTok’s influential algorithm has the power to elevate talent from obscurity or low-level fame, and take older music to the top of the streaming charts. Read the article here.
May 25, 2021
SiriusXM Is Starting A TikTok Music Channel To Appeal To The Teens
Sirius, which owns Pandora and the podcasting company Stitcher, announced a new partnership with the social video app today that’ll bring TikTok-popularized music to the satellite radio provider. Read the article here.
Oct 21, 2020
TikTok Puts Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” Back In Billboard’s Top 10
Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is a top 10 album this week — more than four decades after its release — thanks to a viral TikTok video that’s had everyone vibing along to “Dreams.” Read the article here.
May 11, 2020
How Hip-Hop Royalty Found A New Home On Instagram Live
The pandemic halted in-person gatherings, but a new type of party was born on social media, with rap stars leading the charge. Read the article here.
Apr 22, 2020
Travis Scott’s ‘Astronomical’ Fortnite Debut
The Grammy-nominated rapper will debut his new song “Astronomical” within the wildly popular online video game for a series of concerts set to start Thursday. Read the article here.
Apr 21, 2020
Fortnite Brings Millions Together On Video Game For Live Music
Enter Fortnite, the video game gone cultural phenomenon — the latest in live music venues. Read the article here.
Dec 11, 2019
Most Parents Fear Their Kids Will Suffer Hearing Damage From Their Various Music Players And Smartphones
A majority of parents — 70 percent — are concerned about their children developing hearing damage from listening to music players, tablets and smartphones, according to a new national poll released this week. Read the article here.
Jun 18, 2019
Teens Take TikTok To The Top
TikTok has been downloaded more than a billion times around the world, with more downloads last year than any other non-game app besides WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Facebook. And teens are driving much of its popularity and success. Read the article here.
Apr 25, 2019
BTS’ ‘Boy With Luv’ Shatters Viewing Records On YouTube
The male K-Pop group’s latest song notched 100 million views in less than 48 hours. It is the quickest to ever hit the milestone on YouTube. Learn more here.
Mar 14, 2019
Discover What Americans Are Watching, Reading, Playing, Buying And More
These Top 10 lists from Nielsen are compiled on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis. View the lists here.