The Contemporary Music SuperStudy

Contemporary Music SuperStudy

What is the current state of contemporary music?

We took a list of the most consumed songs from the past year by streaming, sales and radio airplay as measured by Nielsen – BDSradio. We tested those songs with 1,000 people ages 12-54 across the United States and Canada.

Watch the video of our initial presentation of the findings from the Worldwide Radio Summit, March 29, 2019 in Burbank, CA:

Watch the recording of our Contemporary Music SuperStudy Deep Dive webinar, in which we present additional findings and take questions:

Read about our findings in a four-part series from our Tuesdays With Coleman blog:

Part 1 The Current State of Contemporary Music (April 2, 2019)

Part 2: There’s a Reason They Call it Pop Music (April 9, 2019)

Part 3: What Shapes Our Music Tastes (April 16, 2019)

Part 4: Bruno Mars is the Great Unifier (April 23, 2019)