Song Popularity Can Be Predicted Like Disease Infection
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1718 , Segment 5
Episode: Supply Chain, Malaria Vaccine, Affordable Housing
- 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.