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Rules for chart reporting
Do my sales get reported to SoundScan?
How to Report Sales to SoundScan & Billboard Digital Releases powered by Single are automatically reported and included in our per-track pricing. We do not have the ability to report digital sales from other providers. Physical Release reporting is an optional subscription and requires tagging physical records in your inventory.
How do I report physical releases from Shopify to SoundScan?
It's simple really... With the resurgence in physical format sales (namely vinyl, but tapes too!?) it's important artists get credit for their self-distributed work. Until now, if artists & labels wanted to report their Shopify sales to SoundScan they needed to submit manually or drop serious cash to have something custom developed. Artists should be focused on what matters most - _making musi
Can I bulk import physical releases for reporting?
With a little help from your friends… Bulk tagging of physical releases isn’t currently built-in to the Single Admin, but follow these steps and we’ll get you taken care of! 1. Export Product Data from Shopify Go to Shopify Admin Click “Products” on the left Click “Export” at the top Choose “All Products (or current search if they’re already filtered somehow)” Choose “CSV for Excel, Numbers, or other….” Click “Export Products” **2. Download the spreadsheet from the email Sh
What is the last day to report to SoundScan?
Billboard Chart weeks run from Friday - Thursday. This is why albums are released on Fridays. Physical Records However, because Nielsen allows time for shipping / receipt by customers - the last day physical record sales can be counted for the first chart week is the Monday after release. Digital Records The last day for digital records to be counted on the new chart week is the following Thursday. Digital / Physical Bundle Strategy Therefore if you are [bundling dig
How do I untag for physical reporting?
Inside the Single Dashboard Under "Manage" select "Physical" You will see a list of each physical copy that you currently have tagged for reporting. To untag, select the trash can icon on the far right under "Actions".
Do my sales get reported to the RS Charts?
Yes! - Single can report sales to Alpha Data (formerly BuzzAngle) to appear on the RS Charts. Digital Releases powered by Single are automatically reported and included in our per-track pricing. Physical Release reporting is an optional subscription and requires tagging physical records in your inventory. Brief Overview of RS Chart Rules Albums priced below $3.75 in the first month will not count towards that week's charts Tracks sold for less than $.49 in the first t