What are BDS spins?
What are BDS spins?
Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, better known as BDS, is a service that tracks monitored radio, television, and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections.
How do I submit music to Nielsen BDS?
Please send an email with “Virtual Encode” as the subject to our Client Services Department at [email protected] for a username and password. You will then receive login information and instructions via email for the Virtual Encode website to upload your music.
What is BDSradio?
What exactly does BDSradio (formerly Nielsen DBS) do? BDSradio aggregates airplay. This data is then used to built the industry-standard radio airplay music charts at Billboard, Airplay Monitor, and Canadian Music Network magazines.
What does BDS stand for in radio?
Broadcast Data Systems (BDS, also known as Nielsen BDS), is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections.
Does iTunes report to SoundScan?
Are Apple Music and the iTunes Store sales reported to Soundscan or the official charts company in my country? Yes. All album and song streams and sales are reported.
How do I register my song with BDS?
To register with Nielsen BDS, you must submit your music for encoding by mailing your media and contact information to our encoding department or by submitting it electronically through our secure Virtual Encode web-site.
Is iTunes a chart?
We collect most data for UK and US charts. If we’re not offering the chart you want from your country, iTunes can offer you current charts. If we get enough requests for a particular country, we’ll start collecting it.
How do I become number one on iTunes?
How To Get A Spot In iTunes Charts
- Build a blog worthy story around your music: Your potential No 1 needs a press worthy narrative: your original story.
- Set up Pre-Order on iTunes: iTunes “pre-orders” do the trick.
- Make a viral video:
- Syndicate your song as widely as possible:
How much does it cost to register with SoundScan?
The fee for us to register your album is $15.99 per album submission. This fee is non-refundable.
What is BDS and Mediabase?
Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, better known as BDS, is a service that tracks monitored radio, television and internet airplay of songs based on the number of spins and detections. Mediabase is a service that monitors radio station, satellite radio and music television airplay in US and Canadian markets.