Record number of IHM artists chart from reporting online and venue sales
by IHM on September 1, 2015
5 IHM artists hit the charts this week Indiehitmaker artists are all over the charts this week from reporting their live show and online sales. This week we welcome new IHM artist PlanetRAWK, who started a presale campaign earlier this summer to hit 4 Soundscan charts on the release of their latest ...
IHM has made a world of difference to The Sixth Generation. While we have always sold CDs at venues and on our website, we never had a way for those sales to be recognized for charting on Billboard. IHM made it possible and we are very grateful!
Indiehitmaker (IHM) is the cornerstone of PolyPlat Records ADSD, the Artist Development Services Division that provides independent, unsigned and DIY artists the same advantages as major label recording artists and... +more
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IndieHitMaker exists because artists cannot directly report their live show sales to SoundScan. Only record labels and distribution companies that pay the annual fees and fit the mandated requirements can qualify for this exclusive program. Since most independent and unsigned artists sell the majority of their CDs at live shows, without IndieHitMaker these sales would go unreported and unaccounted for in US SoundScan sales numbers making it next to impossible for industry executives, deal makers, and A&R to discover you. By simply reporting all your sales to SoundScan, you can significantly increase your awareness within the industry. Sell enough and everyone will know when you get on the Billboard Charts.