Chief Revenue Officer at LyricFind
Will Mills : Lyricfind : The Power of Lyrics in the digital age
– Not sure anyone realises how big lyric search is of the billions of monthly web searches of people trying to track down and find out more about music
– To this end LyricFind’s partnership with Billboard highlights a lot of these data trends in our Weekly Billboard/LyricFind charts.
– Lyric search is unique data point and very early in the discovery cycle of music, which makes it similar to Shazam’s data, only quite a few multiples larger in the core data volume
– Not just new hits this finds, but lyric searches relate a lot to world events, David Bowie’s passing http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/6851083/david-bowie-lyrics-lyricfind-global-chart