Nielsen Music is the measurement reference of the music industry, and the market data and research partner of choice for the music sector. Their locally based teams of research and music experts across Europe bring the best set of comprehensive, robust and quality insights to music clients. Nielsen Music data allows the industry to access, understand and interrogate radio and music television airplay, digital download sales, internet behaviours and consumer generated media (buzz), complete advertising information and significant global consumer and ad-hoc research capabilities.

Nielsen Music is successfully working with more than 500 clients representing all elements of the music chain: record companies/music  labels(majors and independents), radio and TV stations, music publishers, performing right organisations, artists and their management, digital media and services, mobile phone companies, retailers, the video game/gaming industry, consultancy firms, and the media. IMPALA has been working with Nielsen since March 2012 to release quarterly pan-European charts, monitoring the most successful independent artists based on radio airplay and digital downloads. Nielsen is delighted to offer specific reports and services to assist IMPALA members and the independent music sector. For more information and to contact us please visit our website at

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Interview : IMPALA's Helen Smith on how Brexit will impact the indie sector

"IMPALA will continue to work hard to ensure that independent voices are heard in the negotiations"