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 ...
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.
What is DMA/CMA/Markets level data?
A DMA, or Designated Market Area (also known as a Media Market, Market Level, or Local Level), is a region where the population can receive the same radio station offerings and internet content. DMAs are used to determine what content radio listeners ...
How do I see more Knowledge Base articles?
Make sure you are seeing our entire library of Knowledge Base articles by making sure you are logged in. From any page within the Knowledge base go to the top right corner and use your Luminate Music Connect credentials to login: From Music Connect, ...
How Do I Inquire About Getting a Music Connect Account?
Music Connect is the Industry’s Premier Global Music Measurement Platform a providing comprehensive view of streaming, radio airplay and sales data for your artists, albums and songs. Music Connect helps clients dive deep into datasets to uncover ...
Does Music Connect have data outside of the US?
Music Connect Global tracks sales & streaming globally. Major streaming services provide digital streaming and sales. For more information regarding Global Streaming data: What audio streaming DSPs are represented in Music Connect? What video ...
What is Music Connect?
Music Connect is the Industry’s Premier Global Music Measurement Platform providing comprehensive view of streaming, radio airplay, and sales data for your artists, albums and songs. Music Connect helps clients dive deep into datasets to uncover ...
What do the different acronyms mean?
Acronyms, Terms, and Definitions: Ad Supported Streams = Streams from a DSP that offer a free service Airplay Chart Week = Monday → Sunday ATD = Activity to Date Audience = Number of people that heard a Spin on terrestrial/satellite radio (measured ...
Become a Luminate sales data reporter in the USA!
Independent brick & mortar record stores, as well as online marketplaces, in the USA can apply to submit their sales for inclusion in the Luminate music consumption metrics and Billboard charts. If you would like to become a sales reporter to Luminate, please fill out This Form.
ALERT: Data Updates and Improvements
Luminate made a number of improvements to our service last year that affect the continuity of data between 2023 and 2024. These improvements may impact data analyses such as trending or year-over-year comparisons due to the inclusion of new reporting partners and changes to physical sales reporting methodology. Please refer to this Knowledge Base article for more details.