How Shazam Can Help You Predict Hits

Based on its track record in 2015, Shazam can help spot hits that are sonically at the edges of CHR’s typical sound. Shazam is particularly effective at helping spot EDM/Dance-oriented songs well over a month before they become big hits on traditional charts:

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Shazam can also spot hits beyond Dance, outside CHR’s sonic norm:

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Shazam can also help spot cross over hits from other formats, especially Alternative and Hot AC:

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So far in 2016, Shazam has been able to spot several early hits that fall into these categories of being outside of CHR’s typical pop-oriented sound:

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