Elite 50 Artists Week Ending 4/21/16

The tragedy of Prince’s death puts him as well as Prince & The Revolution at the top two spots this week, while a new Sturgill Simpson album puts the country artist at No. 5. 

This chart is part of Pollstar’s partnership with BuzzAngle Music that will provide new 21st Century data products for professionals in the live concert industry.

All product, not just current releases, by that artist are included in the figures and the total for ranking purposes is based on an album sale equaling 1, 10 song sales equal 1 album, and 1,500 on-demand streams equal 1 album.

BuzzAngle Music, which is owned by NYC-based Border City Media, was built on a new, state-of-the-art software platform that provides a real-time data stream and more than 200,000 ways to easily filter or customize the data.

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