ACO expands data coverage

(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.