Song Popularity Can Be Predicted Like Disease Infection

Song Popularity Can Be Predicted Like Disease Infection

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Oct 27, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 6:58 mins

Have you heard Adele’s new hit – Easy on Me? It broke Spotify’s record for the most streams on a single day. Now it’s number one on the Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles chart. Why do some songs go so big so fast? Mathematical analyst Dora Rosati has some new published work that finds new music spreads in a way that’s similar to the spread of an infectious disease.