Charts

Charts

Genre

For each company on the list we assigned 3 primary genres based on their roster. ⭐ Pop is the clear outlier with 40%+ of the top 100 having a Pop focus. ⭐ HipHop (15%) is second most common focus. ⭐ We expect to see Latin increase significantly by next year.

Genre

For each company on the list we assigned 3 primary genres based on their roster. ⭐ Pop is the clear outlier with 40%+ of the top 100 having a Pop focus. ⭐ HipHop (15%) is second most common focus. ⭐ We expect to see Latin increase significantly by next year.

Roster Size

⭐ Across the Top 100 the median roster has 11 artists. ⭐ A full 10% of the companies on this list are managers who manage a sole superstar. ⭐ Red Light have by far the largest roster with 418 artists (4x the next largest)

Roster Size

⭐ Across the Top 100 the median roster has 11 artists. ⭐ A full 10% of the companies on this list are managers who manage a sole superstar. ⭐ Red Light have by far the largest roster with 418 artists (4x the next largest)

Genre Contributions

The previous genre chart looked at data on a company level. This one analyzes genres across all artists signed to any of the top 100 companies. ⭐ Unsurprisingly Pop contributes by far the largest audience. ⭐ But if you switch to the average artist size tab, you'll see that Latin artists are the biggest pound for pound contributers.

Genre Contributions

The previous genre chart looked at data on a company level. This one analyzes genres across all artists signed to any of the top 100 companies. ⭐ Unsurprisingly Pop contributes by far the largest audience. ⭐ But if you switch to the average artist size tab, you'll see that Latin artists are the biggest pound for pound contributers.

Around the world

⭐ Companies HQ'd in the U.S. account for over 3/4rs of the Top 100. ⭐The UK (10), Canada (4) & South Korea (3) are the next largest contributers. ⭐ Within the US, L.A. dominates but latin superstars are helping Miami & San Juan emerge alogside the more traditional music centers.

Around the world

⭐ Companies HQ'd in the U.S. account for over 3/4rs of the Top 100. ⭐The UK (10), Canada (4) & South Korea (3) are the next largest contributers. ⭐ Within the US, L.A. dominates but latin superstars are helping Miami & San Juan emerge alogside the more traditional music centers.

Gender Balance

This chart shows the gender balance across all solo artists represented by the Top 100 management companies. ⭐ Male artists outnumber Female artists by more than 2 to 1 (70%). πŸ’‘ Talent agency rosters have a similar breakdown. If the top mgmt co's & booking agencies are overwhelming imbalanced, then we'll continue to see that downstream on lineups, awards & overall commercial equity.

Gender Balance

This chart shows the gender balance across all solo artists represented by the Top 100 management companies. ⭐ Male artists outnumber Female artists by more than 2 to 1 (70%). πŸ’‘ Talent agency rosters have a similar breakdown. If the top mgmt co's & booking agencies are overwhelming imbalanced, then we'll continue to see that downstream on lineups, awards & overall commercial equity.

Gender Balance 2

When top mgmt co's do sign female artists, they outperform male artists. So why aren't they signing more? ⭐ Female artists (pink) signed to the top 100 have larger audiences on average than male artists (blue). πŸ‘ Of companies w/ more than 1 artist, just 12 have a higher proportion of female artists than male. They are: Tap, GTS, Grumpy Old Mgmt, Lighthouse, RDWM, State of the Art, Direct, Parkwood, Maverick, Sandbox, Right Hand & FPM.

Gender Balance 2

When top mgmt co's do sign female artists, they outperform male artists. So why aren't they signing more? ⭐ Female artists (pink) signed to the top 100 have larger audiences on average than male artists (blue). πŸ‘ Of companies w/ more than 1 artist, just 12 have a higher proportion of female artists than male. They are: Tap, GTS, Grumpy Old Mgmt, Lighthouse, RDWM, State of the Art, Direct, Parkwood, Maverick, Sandbox, Right Hand & FPM.

Superstar Balance

⭐ 45% of the companies on this list are reliant on one superstar for over half of their audience. ⭐ Just 20% of the companies on the list might be considered "Evenly Balanced" where their total audience is split across the roster. πŸ’‘ This demonstrates the superstar-heavy reliance across much of the sector.

Superstar Balance

⭐ 45% of the companies on this list are reliant on one superstar for over half of their audience. ⭐ Just 20% of the companies on the list might be considered "Evenly Balanced" where their total audience is split across the roster. πŸ’‘ This demonstrates the superstar-heavy reliance across much of the sector.

Comparing The Top 100

Our final chart plots all companies on the top 100 with more than 5 artists. We've discounted smaller rosters as their averag distorts the chart. This chart clearly displays that even within the top 100 there are only a handful of companies globally that have major scale. πŸ’‘ Hover or tap on the dots for more info about each company. N.B. this chart only shows companies w/ more than 5 artists.

Comparing The Top 100

Our final chart plots all companies on the top 100 with more than 5 artists. We've discounted smaller rosters as their averag distorts the chart. This chart clearly displays that even within the top 100 there are only a handful of companies globally that have major scale. πŸ’‘ Hover or tap on the dots for more info about each company. N.B. this chart only shows companies w/ more than 5 artists.

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