June 7, 2013 at 1:31 pm

Slacker’s New Charts Address Post-Sales Music Behavior

Sales charts don’t make much sense anymore, which is why even Billboard augments its charts with data from Next Big Sound. To address the shift towards streaming, the now-profitable Slacker busted out some new charts this week. We don’t usually post infographics from the companies we cover because they’re kind of advertise-y, but we’ll make an exception this time, because it’s interesting stuff.

Here’s what Slacker’s charts look at, rather than sales:

And here’s the first chart to be produced based on that data: