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How Much Money Can You Make From a Viral Music Video?

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We're all familiar with those seconds-long ads that play before or pop up during pretty much anything we watch on YouTube. You might even have figured out how to incorporate them into your band's music videos. But how much money does a viral video really make when everyone and their crazy aunt shares it on social media and it racks up an obscene number of plays? What's the monetary difference between "Gangnam Style" and getting Rickrolled? And, most importantly, how can you use the data and science behind viral videos to your own musical advantage? Answers in the infographic below.

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Feb 6, 2015 11:00 AM

Sonicbids Staff

Who's Won the Most Grammy Awards of All Time? Probably Not Who You Think [Infographic]

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Music's biggest night is this Sunday, and the Grammy nominees list is a who's who of artists who shaped 2014 with their lyrics and beats. Many, like Taylor Swift and Beyoncé, are past winners, looking to add another trophy to their mantels, while newcomers such as Sam Smith and Haim look to stake their claim to an award or two.

But who are the top dogs of the Grammys, the folks who always seem to rack up the accolades? Check out the stats on the most lauded recipients – some of them may surprise you! Sir Georg Solti, an orchestral and operatic conductor, leads the pack with a total of 31 Grammy awards won for recordings of works as diverse as Bach, Bartók, and Wagner.

Exactly What and When to Post on Social Media [Infographic]

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When it comes to getting fans to look at your posts, it's all about strategy. And those musicians who know the science behind social media win every time.

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Nov 7, 2014 11:30 AM

Clare Lanaux

What People Around the World Are Listening To [Infographic]

Americans listen to the most country music, right? Wrong.

If you've ever wondered what music-lovers around the world are rocking out to, take a look at this interesting infographic from Infographics Mania. Find out what genres are most popular where – the answers may (and probably will) surprise you. 

How Music Has Gone Mobile [Infographic]

How mobile is your music listening?