Music data analytics provider Next Big Sound have given musicians, other creatives and those who work them an early Christmas present. As of today, all Next Big Sound profiles, whether for brands, bands, books, etc. are free. And included within a much cleaner redesign are four new data insights: Metric Trends, Overall Audience Reach, Overall Audience Engagement, and Artist Stages. Here's is how Next Big Sound describes the new free metrics: Metric Trends - Quickly judge whether this week’s numbers are on target or spiking, then dive deeper into the profile to investigate. Metric Trends compares the past week of...

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