Posts Tagged: charts

Music Trends: From CD Era To Streaming Era


Once upon a time, in a world where streaming wasn’t yet created, the only way to measure the success of a song or an album was to measure the number of purchases. As with many data indicators, once the information is pulled and used, the data often loses meaning. If you think about the current streaming era, you’ll… Read more »

Work Your Spot on the iTunes Charts


In an effort to better represent chart placements on both iTunes and Apple Music, the music store and streaming service have recently made some changes to their chart rules. With these come changes to best practices when it comes to pre-orders, instant grat tracks and the delivery of standalone singles. Read up to make sure you… Read more »

SLAYER’s “Repentless” SLAYS Through The Charts


Who here remembers that time a fan spray painted, “God Listens to Slayer” onto a religious billboard? Slayer fans conform to no rules, and neither does the band itself. Here at The Orchard, the first time I ever heard Metal music was through Slayer’s Spotify page, and it was definitely an eye-opening experience! As I’ve become more acquainted with their sound, I’ve… Read more »

The Orchard Chart Toppers: August 2015


August was another good month on the charts for our artists, and as always, we tip our hats to their hard work and creativity. Nuclear Blast in particular was on fire, with many of their artists gracing the Billboard Top 200, namely: Fear Factory, Soilwork and Soulfly. The incredible Joss Stone also made a killing, gracing the top of… Read more »

The Orchard Chart Toppers: May 2015


Oh what an exciting month May was! Bringing #1s from around the world and running the gamut in genres and formats, we couldn’t be happier to salute local stars like Ukraine’s Океан Ельзи, Turkey’s Ceza, Latvia’s Prāta Vētra, Brazil’s Jorge & Mateus and Luan Santana, Portugal’s DJ Manu Santos and Spain’s regular chart toppers, Gemeliers. The legendary… Read more »