Next Big Sound

Launched in 2009, Next Big Sound is the leading provider of online music analytics and insights. 

Next Big Sound measures daily music consumption and purchase decisions around the globe and makes it all available in a single dashboard. From Facebook fans to sales, Next Big Sound combines artist activity with context to help the modern music industry make decisions. 

Next Big Sound is used by thousands of individual bands and managers as well as the biggest labels and distributors in the world. Next Big Sound powers the Social 50 and Next Big Sound branded chart for Billboard.
Type
Subsidiary
Parent Company
Pandora
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2009
Next Big Sound was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People at Next Big Sound

David Hoffman

David Hoffman

Head of Product, Co-founder

Next Big Sound Office Locations

Next Big Sound has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
133 West 19th St, 9th Floor

Next Big Sound Data and Metrics

Next Big Sound Summary

In total, Next Big Sound had raised $8 m. Next Big Sound is a subsidiary of Pandora

Traffic Overview of Next Big Sound

Next Big Sound Online and Social Media Presence

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