How do I check my SoundScan sales?

How do I check my SoundScan sales?

How do I check the status of sales submitted to SoundScan? (SoundScan Reporter)

  1. Log in to
  2. Click on Shows.
  3. Access the Completed show view.

Where can I track album sales?

The RIAA provides the most comprehensive data on U.S. recorded music revenues and shipments dating all the way back to 1973. This is the definitive source of revenue data for the recorded music industry in the United States.

How do I report album sales to SoundScan?

To report a full digital album sale, add the UPC code in the ‘Album’ feature. For more details on how to add these, please view the ‘Adding Music’ Help article. We automatically submit US and Canadian music sales reports to SoundScan daily. Pre-orders through the Music feature are reported on the day of their release.

What album has the most pure sales?

This is a list of the fastest-selling albums (pure sales) in the United States since Nielsen SoundScan tracking began on March 1, 1991. 25 by Adele is the fastest-selling album of all time in the US with 3,378,000 copies sold in its first 7 days….United States.

Rank 1
Year 2015
Title 25
Artist Adele
Sales 3,378,000

How many sales is 1 million streams?


Recertified at each million unit sales level.
FULL-LENGTH ALBUM AWARD* The Album Award counts album sales, song sales and on-demand audio and/or video song streams at the formula of 1,500 on-demand audio and/or video song streams = 10 track sales = 1 album sale.

Is Nielsen SoundScan free?

At the time of this FAQ’s publication, Nielsen SoundScan registration is still free of charge. Please note, that BEFORE registering with Nielsen SoundScan, you must obtain your ISRC and UPC Codes. Only after you have your codes purchased, can you start the registration of your album, audio tracks, and videos.

How much does SoundScan cost?

There is no charge for Nielsen SoundScan registration. During the registration process, Nielsen SoundScan will ask you to enter a selling price for your album. This field will automatically be filled with $9.99 but you can enter whichever price you would like.

How do I get my music on SoundScan?

In order to have a chance at making the Billboard music charts, any release must be registered with Nielsen SoundScan using UPC number (for the whole album) and ISRC codes (for the individual tracks). Without registration, the sales figures will not be counted, and will remain invisible to the system.

Does Nielsen SoundScan cost money?

What does Nielsen SoundScan do?

SoundScan signs up stores and has a tracking system that is operated by ACNielsen (sounds familiar?) Nielsen tracks your music and music video sold in retail in America and Canada. Billboard uses these numbers for their charts that you can check regularly on their website.

What is the 2nd best-selling album of all time?

“Back in Black” is the second best-selling album of all time. It was the seventh album by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. The album, released in July 1980, sold around 51 million times globally.

What is the #1 album of all time?

Michael Jackson’s Thriller, estimated to have sold 70 million copies worldwide, is the best-selling album….40 million copies or more.

Artist Eagles
Album Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)
Released 1976
Genre Country rock, soft rock, folk rock

What is Nielsen SoundScan and how does it work?

Nielsen SoundScan is an information system that tracks sales of music and music video products throughout the United States and Canada. Sales data is collected weekly from over 14,000 retail, mass merchant and non-traditional (on-line stores, venues, etc.) outlets. Nielsen SoundScan is the sales source for the Billboard music charts.

When did Billboard start using Nielsen SoundScan data?

On May 25, 1991—30 years ago Tuesday— Billboard started using Nielsen SoundScan data to build its album chart, with all of its charts, including singles hub The Hot 100, eventually following suit.

Can Soundscan track sales on any CD?

SoundScan can only track sales on CDs that have a UPC bar code. Disc Makers clients can order a UPC bar code when they make CDs with us… a $750 value! Click here for UPC bar code FAQs.

How do I report digital download sales to Nielsen?

You can use a Direct to Fan / Direct to Consumer store or platform that already reports digital download sales to Nielsen. That would require changing your current store to another and giving up a distribution fee. Or, you can pay for and register your store with Nielsen, and report the sales directly, which would not be worth it.