The NOT failing New York Times wrote:YouTube has become a dominant force in the music industry in the last few years, particularly among younger people. With the help of YouTube’s geocoded streaming data, we set out to map the contours of music fandom and culture in the United States.
Of the artists on the Billboard Top 100 this spring, we looked at the 50 that were most watched on YouTube in the United States between January 2016 and April 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... .html?_r=0
I find this completely fascinating.
I'd love to see even more minute breakdowns of regional tastes, those little micro-scenes like Carolina Beach Music or DC Go-Go or whatever. I hope this study goes on for years.
What's popular where you are?
What's ONLY popular where you are?