Bandsintown + Billboard are tracking online activity as fans seek out their favourite artists’ digital live performances.
Bandsintown has recorded over 35,000 livestreams by over 12,000 artists since March 25. Now live on Billboard.com, there are three new charts, all based on global online data.
The rankings are determined by a blending of event RSVPs and direct-to-platform ‘Watch Live’ clicks. The July 11-dated charts reflect data for the tracking week of June 26-July 2.
Multi-artist, charity-minded initiatives have been overwhelmingly popular since COVID-19 sent musicians and fans into a global lockdown. Global Citizen held Global Goal: Unite for Our Future – The Concert on June 27, featuring a wide array of A-list acts. The stream achieved millions of streams and encouraged engagement online that dominates the inaugural Bandsintown x Billboard livestream charts.
Coldplay (5.9 million trackers) reigns over the Top Livestream Artists ranking, fueled by a performance of “Paradise” on the Global Citizen event. Further, event performances by Justin Bieber (No. 9), Shakira (No. 11), and Miley Cyrus (No. 23) scatter throughout the chart.