Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Why Awards Matter

Digital charts react immediately when buzz happens. And, if you think winning an ACM Award doesn't move the needle, think again:

Source: BDS Nielsen Soundscan


Andy Denemark said...

United Stations Radio Networks announced today that its broadcast schedule for The Road will include live performances from recent Academy of Country Music Award winners on every single show for the remainder of April 2012.

The 47th Annual ACM awards telecast aired this past Sunday, and a number of brand new ACM Award winners are already scheduled to have exclusive concert recordings appear on The Road throughout this month.

A list of artists, their awards and their airdates on The Road follows:

Artist 2012 Award(s) Airdate on The Road
Miranda Lambert Female Vocalist & Album of the Year Weekend of April 7-8
Eli Young Band Song of the Year Weekend of Apr. 14-15
Lady Antebellum Vocal Group of the Year Weekend of Apr. 14-15
Thompson Square Vocal Duo of the Year Weekend of Apr. 21-22
Blake Shelton Male Vocalist of the Year Weekend of Apr. 28-29

Stephanie Friedman General Manager Nielsen BDSradio North America said...

Taylor Swift's "Eyes Open" has the top debut at Hot AC at #24 and enters the CHR/Top 40 list at #28.

It is her best first week chart position at either format, previously entering Hot AC at #32 with "You Belong With Me" and CHR/Top 40 at #31 with "Two Is Better Than One" and "Fifteen."