Yes! - Single can report sales to Nielsen SoundScan.
Digital Releases powered by Single are automatically reported and included in our per-track pricing.
Digital & Physical sales are reported automatically at 11am EST for the prior day and subject to certain criteria by Billboard & Nielsen.
Brief overview of inclusion rules:
Albums priced below $3.49 during their first four weeks of release are excluded
Albums & EPs with 8 or less tracks are not eligible if the total price is less than the sum of the tracks, multiplied by $0.39
Physical Releases are reported upon fulfillment - not date of purchase. Simply mark the order as “fulfilled” in Shopify and our system will automatically report the sale the following day.
Digital Tracks priced below $0.39 during their first three months of release are not eligible
Physical Releases shipped between Tuesday and the following Monday will be counted in the new chart week. This represents the Friday-Thursday sales week, but makes an allowance for shipping time/receipt by customers. Week 1 sales would be Tuesday 7th - Monday 13th in the example above.
Digital-Only Attachments report when downloaded.
Bundles containing multiple releases cannot be reported as multiple sales. When creating your bundle, select which type (digital or physical) that you’d like to be reported.
Multiple Copies - If a fan purchases up to four copies of a record in the same order, each copy is reported as an official sale. Any purchase of five or more albums constitutes a bulk sale, and don’t count towards the Billboard charts.