Intuition, backed by Intelligence

Next Big Sound analyzes social, sales, and marketing signals to help you make smarter, braver decisions

Every Artist

From hip hop to chillwave, Next Big Sound tracks every artist, band, and song that you could imagine. Our unparalleled coverage provides the competitive industry context you need.

Comprehensive Data

For years, we’ve tracked dozens of social and music streaming networks, combined public and private sales data, and exposed event data, all in one convenient tool.

Exclusive Intelligence

Our unique experience, exhaustive coverage, and powerful search and analysis tools reveal breaking acts and business drivers that give you the competitive edge.

Next Big Sound’s specialized knowledge of the music industry sets us apart. We combine this experience with the power of data science and wrap it in a friendly and intuitive web app designed for our enterprise clients.

Research Reports

Put our data scientists to work: we offer bespoke reports for record labels, brands, and agencies that want to amplify their investment in music. If you’re interested in predictions, impressions, comparisons, engagement, demographics, ROI — let’s talk!

We’ve partnered with some of the biggest names in music. We’ve helped some of the most successful brands in the world. Read the Case Studies below to learn more about the powerful insights that we’ve uncovered.

Maximize impact

by appearing on the right late-night television show. We analyzed hundreds of artists’ nighttime appearances to determine which show delivered the biggest boost to a band’s social stats.

Predict sales

with social leading indicators. Learn more about the relationship between Wikipedia pageviews and first week album sales in this case study.

Master your marketing

with our portfolio of analytics tools. Learn how Next Big Sound helps Tim Dunmore at Universal Republic Records measure the impact of marketing on record sales and social engagement.

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