Songs On The Move
Chart Explanation 1/15/18
To survive the holidays and continue to put up number one numbers says a ton for the future of Zach Williams in our format, and explains why there is already airplay on his next single, “Fear is a Liar.” Old Church Choir remains securely on top this week.
Making inroads as our charts settle into the new year is Tenth Avenue North, climbing to the #2 spot, Matt Maher at #9 and Tauren Wells at #11.
Great airplay in Houston helps Cory Asbury, but that alone couldn’t help “Reckless Love” debut, but significant sales from the airplay is enough to get Cory into the top 20.
Plumb is no doubt showing research at many stations playing her latest song, “God Help Me,” as it returns in a debut position this week.
The Moneyball Chart Methodology
Instead of one chart that focuses specifically on airplay, the Moneyball Chart combines airplay with sales, streaming and research for the purpose of finding the Momentum in Music, which is most times the differentiator on songs that stall and the ones that continue to chug along.
The Moneyball Chart is created based on a points system, where each column of information can add a maximum of up to 10 points for that column, with the points from each column adding to the overall totals.
The Moneyball Chart is an indicator of songs that are working; songs that are bearing fruit and therefore the Moneyball Chart, may have drastic differences from the charts you have become accustom to, revealing some artists and titles in a higher position much earlier than they show up on the airplay charts, and also, often songs that have moved to recurrent on most of our playlists continue to show fruit indicating that we may have retired those titles too early.
The Moneyball system works Nationally, or locally, so if you are interested in seeing what this information looks like specific to your station, specific to your market and your competitive situation, let us create a custom sample for your station specifically. Email Rob Wagman StraightPathMandE@gmail.com