Music Sales Measurement – Nielsen
Nielsen compiles data from more than 39,000 retail outlets globally, to help record labels, publishers, artists, artist management and performance rights organizations understand what albums, singles and music videos people are buying, and where they’re buying them.
Nielsen SoundScan – Wikipedia
Nielsen SoundScan began tracking sales data for Nielsen on March 1, 1991. The May 25 issue of Billboard published Billboard 200 and Country Album charts based on SoundScan "piece count data,"   and the first Hot 100 chart to debut with the system was released on November 30, 1991.
Nielsen SoundScan | Track Music Sales
Nielsen SoundScan is an information system that tracks sales of music and music video products throughout the United States and Canada. Sales data is collected weekly from over 14,000 retail, mass merchant and non-traditional (on-line stores, venues, etc.) outlets.
Nielsen SoundScan To Track Download Sales | Billboard
Nielsen SoundScan will announce today (July 2) that it will begin compiling sales of permanent music downloads. SoundScan — a sister company of Billboard.com — will include these sales in its …
Billboard (Magazin) – Wikipedia
Nielsen Soundscan ist ein System, das den Verkauf einer Single registriert, wenn diese durch eine soundscanfähige Kasse gescannt wird. Billboard benutzt außerdem eine Technik namens Broadcast Data Systems (BDS), ein Tochterunternehmen von Billboard, um Radioausstrahlungen zu erfassen.
What is Nielsen SoundScan, why does it matter, and how do …
Nielsen SoundScan is the sales source for the Billboard music charts.” In order to have a chance at making the Billboard music charts, any release must be registered with Nielsen SoundScan using UPC number (for the whole album) and ISRC codes (for the individual tracks).
New Chart Parameters for Billboard, Nielsen SoundScan …
Billboard starts the New Year off with new criteria for catalog albums on its sales charts. The first tracking week of 2008 also sees Nielsen SoundScan raising the profile of the Puerto Rico …
SoundScan Registration – Symphonic Help Desk
Nielsen SoundScan is the sales source for the Billboard music charts. Let Symphonic register your album with SoundScan ! As you've learned through this post, Symphonic Distribution is able to register your album and songs with SoundScan for you.
Here’s how we got the new Shannon Curtis record on the charts
Top New Artists Albums is an internal Nielsen Soundscan chart, the top 25 positions of which get published in Billboard as the Heatseekers chart. The entire Nielsen chart isn’t publicly published. Jamie has made a friend at a small indie label who can occasionally send him this chart data. It would be a good idea, for a number of reasons, for …
Nielsen Soundscan Title Registration
To add a title to Nielsen Music's database, all required fields below must be entered in order for it to be accepted. Please submit a separate registration for additional titles.