Digital Music Observatory

Future Audience: Size Of Music Discovery Age Populations In Europe

People usually discover new music in their young age as they are forming their own personal identity with their peer group. The size of the music discovery population has changed dramatically across Europe in the last 30 years. We placed the data in the Demo Music Observatory.

Feasibility Study For The Establishment Of A European Music Observatory & The Demo Observatory

The Feasibility Study on the European Music Observatory was published on 13 November. We created a Demo Music Observatory to provide a practical guidance on the decisions facing the European stakeholders, and to answer the questions that were left open in the Feasibility Study --- particularly on data quality, time to build, and costs.

New Demo Music Observatory Dataset: Domestic Market Share On Spotify National Charts

Our Demo Music Observatory started the release of the national markets shares on Spotify’s National Top 50 years with 15 months of history in a few select European countries. In some countries, the market share of locally produced music remains critically low, or decreasing, but there are notable exceptions. Getting on the top of the US market is becoming more difficult from the rest of the world.

Creating An Automated Data Observatory

The making of an automated and reproducible data tool for the music industry. A short video and a brief explanation.

Music Observatory

Collaborative reproducible research in the music industry

First CEEMID Regional Open Data Release

In the preparation to make the CEEMID available as an open-source data integration platform and as a source of open data for the European Music Observatory, the first regional dataset was published today.

CCS Ecosystems: Evidence-Driven CCI Policy & The Central & Eastern European Music Industry Report

The Central & Eastern European Music Industry Report 2020 was presented as a case-study on national and comparative evidence-based policymaking in the cultural and creative sector.

National Market Shares on Spotify Hitlists

Which are the European countries that can successfully export songs on a streaming platform? What are the differences in cross-border hits from the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden?