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Bandsintown 2017 year-end data, including “fastest growing new artists”


In addition to streaming services like Soundcloud, Spotify and Pandora, concert discovery app Bandsintown has put together its year-end data for 2017.

The data includes the “fastest growing new artists,” including J. Cole-signed rapper J.I.D., plus Greta Van Fleet, Jake Donaldson, Peach Pit and Noah Kahan. “Based on their robust touring and strong engagement with fans, these are the artists Bandsintown predicts will have an amazing 2018.”

It also includes the artists with the most RSVPs in 2017, including Green Day, The Weeknd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The 1975, and more; top cities with the most engaged fans and top cities with the highest increase in events; and the artists that stayed most in touch with their fans, including Foo Fighters, Feist, Diet Cig, Harry Styles and Lil Yachty. Bandsintown say, “Artists across the board were messaging their fans on Bandsintown more than ever in 2017. Merchandise drops, song premieres, tour announcements—whatever it was, these artists made sure to keep their Trackers up-to-speed with all their latest updates.”

Check out more data and photos below.


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Top US cities with the most Engaged Fans
Atlanta, GA
Portland, OR
Seattle, WA
Denver, CO
Orlando, FL

Top World cities with the highest increase in events
Boulder, CO
Lexington, KY
Sacramento, CA
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Oslo, Norway


“Bandsintown is a digital media company and live music platform powered by music. Bandsintown is the number one place for fans to stay updated on gig and tour announcements from their favorite artists. Bandsintown creates a fans’ music DNA based on their listening behavior across various platforms, identifies their location, and provides personalized concert notifications the moment tour dates are announced while enabling artists to post personalized messages to fans.

Bandsintown believes that live music is one of the last tribal experiences and works to foster a strong community surrounding live music to help fans discover and go to more shows, while helping artists build successful careers and providing key touring insights for agents, managers, and artists. With over 35 million registered concert-goers, a global reach to 120 million music fans through Bandsintown Amplified, its publishers network and over 420,000 artists using Bandsintown Manager to connect with their fans (more than 65% of all artists on tour in the U.S.), Bandsintown is the premiere destination where artists and fans connect.”

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