LOS ANGELES, February 13, 2019 – Mediabase, the industry standard in airplay monitoring, and BuzzAngle Music, the leading innovator in music consumption analytics, announced today a new, long-term partnership with Townsquare Media. As part of the agreement, Mediabase and BuzzAngle Music will provide Townsquare with comprehensive music listening and consumption data for more than 320 radio stations across the U.S.
“We’re excited to expand our partnership with Townsquare to serve as their exclusive provider of airplay monitoring data, and we look forward to working with their programming team,” shared Philippe Generali, Mediabase President and RCS Worldwide President/CEO. “It’s also exciting to witness Mediabase’s growing affiliate roster, which is a testament to the comprehensive and accurate airplay information we provide to radio stations and the music industry.”
“Townsquare is committed to creating great local radio,” said Erik Hellum, COO of Townsquare Media. “Mediabase and BuzzAngle help our programmers stay in touch with our listeners’ tastes and trends every day, every hour. In our rapidly evolving business, Premiere Networks helps us stay ahead of the curve.”
Mediabase, a division of broadcast software provider RCS, provides in-depth, real-time charts and analysis based on the monitoring of radio stations in the U.S. and Canada. The company also publishes music charts and data based on the most-played songs -- which are used on many popular radio and countdown shows, televised music awards programs, news publications and others -- and provides in-depth analytical tools for radio and record industry professionals.
BuzzAngle Music provides music consumption tools that deliver meaningful information that the music industry needs immediately. It’s the only platform that allows users to create individualized reports on a daily basis, and in multiple countries, and its methodology allows for more than 10 trillion combinations of individualized reports for albums, songs, artists, labels and distributors.
For more information about Mediabase or BuzzAngle Music, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.
Mediabase monitors the airplay of more than 2,500 radio stations, updated continuously, producing historic and current airplay data for U.S. and Canadian radio stations, satellite radio, and music television. Mediabase also provides information to every major record label and distributor, as well as concert promoters, artists, managers, music publishers, movie studios, video game developers and more. Pioneering the concept of monitored airplay in 1987, Mediabase charts are published weekly in USA Today, and are used on nearly all radio countdown shows and by dozens of websites and magazines.
Mediabase is owned and operated by RCS, the world’s largest broadcast software company. RCS software is used by more than 14,500 radio stations, TV music channels, cable companies, satellite music networks and Internet stations worldwide. The company also provides broadcasters and webcasters tools and expertise, and also develops real-time audio recognition technology. For more information, please visit http://www.rcsworks.com/en/default.aspx
About Border City Media/BuzzAngle Music
Border City Media is a New York-based music technology company that has developed a unique service, BuzzAngle Music, which radically changes the way businesses analyze music consumption and related trends. BuzzAngle Music offers daily charts and reports of physical sales, digital sales, streaming and airplay at a much more granular level than ever before, leading to an ability to produce trillions of unique charts daily in both the United States, Canada and many other countries. Border City Media was founded by Jim Lidestri, previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Interliant, Inc. one of the industry’s first application service providers. Twitter:@buzzanglemusic. For more information, please visit http://www.buzzanglemusic.com.
About Townsquare Media, Inc.
Townsquare Media, Inc. is an integrated and diversified media and entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates market leading radio stations, digital and social properties and live events in small and mid-sized markets across the United States, delivering national scale and expertise to the communities it serves on a local level. The Company owns and operates more than 320 radio stations, over 325 search engine and mobile-optimized local websites and approximately 500 live events in 66 small and mid-sized U.S. markets, making Townsquare the third largest owner of radio stations in the United States by number of radio stations owned. The Company supplements its local offerings with the nationwide reach of our owned, operated and affiliated music and entertainment websites, which, on a combined basis, attracted the largest audience among music focused digital advertising networks as of June 2015 as well as certain large scale live events. For more information, please visit www.townsquaremedia.com.
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