LyricFind, the leader in lyric licensing, announces the launch of two charts, U.S. LyricFind and Global LyricFind to be presented weekly on Billboard.com, the leading global destination for news, charts, trends and innovations in music.
Check out the US chart here and the International chart here.
“Searching for lyrics is easily one of the largest music discovery methods globally, with billions of annual requests made through our syndicated services alone. And this chart of lyric searches is very powerful data which is set to become one of the leading barometers of future hit records worldwide,” said Will Mills, Chief Revenue Officer, LyricFind.
“There is a huge consumer interest in lyrics, which is one of the key ways fans engage with songs,” explained Silvio Pietroluongo, Director of Charts, Billboard. “This chart highlights the fastest gaining tracks in lyric search queries, adding yet another way for Billboard to measure music discovery in today’s music landscape.”
The U.S. LyricFind and Global LyricFind charts rank the top trending lyric inquiries, through LyricFind’s syndication service.
LyricFind leads the market of lyric licensing, synchronisation and reporting and dominates the space with more than 100 licensees including Amazon, Pandora, Deezer, Shazam, Microsoft, Yahoo, SoundHound and HTC, among others.
In August 2015, Billboard.com hit 14.62 million worldwide monthly uniques, according to comScore. Billboard magazine regularly scores news-making covers with top artists including Lana del Rey, Lady Gaga and Elton John, Selena Gomez, and The Weeknd.