Yes, There are Seasonal Trends in Music
Nielsen Soundscan is the official keeper of charts, sales statistics, radio airplay and music streaming for North America. They also offer analysis on all sorts of things–like the seasonal differences in musical trends.
To everything there is a season, and the music industry is no different. From holiday hits to summer jams, music trends vary with the weather. And understanding such trends can be crucial to success for artists, retailers and labels. So is there a “perfect” time to release a new album?
Let’s take a look at trends throughout the year in the music industry.