The Science Behind ScoreAHit
"We are interested in the Music Information Retrieval task that aims at predicting whether a given song will be a commercial success prior to its distribution, based on its audio."
Pop Hit Prediction Algorithm
"Machine-learning engineers from the University of Bristol think they might have the master equation to predicting the popularity of a song."
The Hit Equation
"So here it is! This page is a high-level description of our Hit Equation, and some of the fun we can have with it."
Brain Scans Predict Pop Hits
"Scientists monitor the brains of teens listening to songs and find the breakout hits tend to share certain neural signatures."
Teen brain data predicts pop song success
"An Emory University study suggests that the brain activity of teens, recorded while they are listening to new songs, may help predict the popularity of the songs."