Next Big Sound is an online music analytics platform tracking artists’ popularity and profitability across major social networks. it 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. The platform is used by individual bands and managers as well as the labels and distributors. Next Big Sound powers the Social 50 and Next Big Sound branded chart for Billboard.