Neilsen Broadcast Data Systems is the world´s leading provider of off-‐the-‐air music tracking for the entertainment industry. Employing a patented digital pattern recognition technology, Nielsen BDS captures in excess of 100 million song detections annually on more than 2000 radio stations in over 130 markets in the United States (including Puerto Rico) and 22 Canadian markets.
How it works:
Songs are digitally encoded, which creates a ´fingerprint´ that is used by BDS monitor sites. These monitors listen to a station´s frequency 24/7. Whenever a song is played on one of these stations, BDS searches its ´fingerprint´ database and logs the date and time the station aired the song.
BDS is currently detecting over 1.5 million songs per week on radio.
Why is this important?
BDS consequently ensures that you receive any and all royalties you are owed.
What exactly do we do for you?
Deevel will be responsible for getting your music officially listed in BDS, ensuring that major and independent labels know where and when your songs are played on the radio.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information system that tracks sales of music and music video products throughout the United States and Canada. Sales data from point of sale cash registers is collected weekly from over 14,000 retail, mass merchant and non-traditional (on-line stores, venues, etc.) outlets. Weekly data is compiled and made available every Wednesday. Nielsen SoundScan is the sales source for the Billboard music charts.
Live Venue Reporting
SoundScan also provides sales reporting for all live events. This means that if you sell an album at a show, it gets counted in the SoundScan sales numbers.
SoundScan information is used globally in the industry. If you sell an album, everyone has access to that information.
AMG Label Services Deevel Promotions will get your music listed in SoundScan, ensuring that you know where and when your songs have been sold, whether in a store, or at live venues.