How is MRC Data different from other music data providers?
MRC Data is the industry standard source measurement platform for music consumption for tracking sales, streams, downloads, audience impressions, and airplay. Only MRC Data aggregates data directly from all the major DSPs/streaming providers, over ...
What do I do if I didn’t get a welcome email or the link in my welcome email has expired?
Your activation email is valid for 90 days. Please search your inbox for an email titled "Activate Your Music Connect Account Now" (make sure to look in the Spam folder as well). In case the email was marked as Spam, please move it to your inbox and ...
What do the highlighted songs on a BDS Realtime Now Playing log mean?
A song highlighted in blue on the BDS Realtime Now Playing log shows the very first time the song was played on that station. A song highlighted in green on the BDS Realtime Now Playing log is a partial play and less than 72 seconds of the song was ...
Will my Music Connect mobile app continue working?
As we migrate out of Nielsen, we are updating our mobile apps to reflect that change. A new version of the app will replace the Nielsen-branded version, and ensure continued access to our data. You do not need to uninstall the app or install a new ...
What do the different acronyms mean?
TEA = Track Equivalent Albums SEA = Streaming Equivalent Albums SES = Stream Equivalent Songs LP = Last Period Last chart week TP = This Period This chart week Sales & Consumption Chart Week = Friday → Thursday Weekly data will be... “Week Ending ...