2023 Updates in Methodology and Provider Coverage
In 2023 Luminate made a number of updates in both methodology and provider coverage. These may affect data analyses such as trending or year-over-year comparisons.
The following describes the methodology update:
Week 1, 2024
Retirement of weighted data modeling applied to physical music sales (CDs, Vinyl, Cassettes) in the independent retail sector.
The following are the updates to our provider coverage that occurred in 2023:
What is the process for becoming a New Luminate Reporter?
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Luminate reporter! On-boarding Process: 1. Complete New Provider Form 2. The Luminate Content Services team will reach out after reviewing your submission for eligibility. 3. If eligible, Luminate Content ...
Will the Mediabase and Billboard panels still be separate?
Yes, the panels will remain separate. During this transition there may be an adjustment period within Billboard based on the stations that are currently monitored.
How do Brick & Mortar and Online retailer stores apply to become a sales reporter?
Independent Brick & Mortar stores, as well as Online stores, can become reporting provider of their weekly sales data to Luminate. To become a reporter, please fill out This Form. Click here for more on the Active Retailers reporting to Luminate.
Will BDS still be monitoring radio airplay?
No, Mediabase will be the industry provider of airplay. All BDS products were sunset on 11/01/2022. Mediabase will be the provider of airplay data within Luminate's Music Connect. For more information: What does this mean for today's clients of ...
Where can I find the Billboard charts?
Here is a link to the Billboard charts. (Posted on Tuesdays for Billboard Pro subscribers) You can also find Billboard charts within Music Connect: Clicking the star next to any chart saves it as a favorite. For more information on the Charts within ...