Apple Music launches Shazam Discovery Top 50 Chart
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Apple Music today launched Shazam Discovery Top 50, a weekly global ranking of 50 artists on the move and their trending track.
With 20 million Shazams each day and over 1 billion downloads of its app across the world, Shazam captures the zeitgeist of music and songs that are experiencing significant momentum early on. Using Shazam's proprietary algorithms, this new Discovery chart offers a unique predictive view on rising artists and reacting tracks to Apple Music subscribers.
The ranked songs are all at different points in their individual lifecycle and the majority of artists represented are emerging and up-and-coming. All are experiencing a level of momentum indicative of future potential of hitting the top of Shazam's Charts, and show any or all of the following patterns: moving quickly through Shazam’s charts, growing rapidly, steadily and/or geographically .
Apple Music’s Shazam Discovery Top 50 ranks songs that are trending in the UK and over 10 countries, recognizing local talent and bringing it to a global level. Artists from more countries will be featured soon.
Updated every Tuesday, Shazam Discovery Top 50 is exclusively available to stream on Apple Music. All Shazam Charts are available on shazam.com/charts.
Source Apple Music
August 20, 2019 12:36pm ET by Pressparty