(23 September 2014) The music industry data now covers more than thirty countries across the world enabling researchers to gain insights and tell the story in new ways:
Americas: USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Chile
Asia/Pacfic: Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, China, India, Australia, New Zealand
Europe: UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria
www.academiccharts.com which provides a bigger picture in music research and industry has and added new Billboard data for albums back to the 1960s – data Billboard has not had until now. Also provided are much deeper rankings than the public websites.
The full announcement including links to a product tour is here.