MRC Data is a data and analytics provider to the music business and consumers. It is headquartered in the United States.
The company was established in 2019 through the acquisition of Nielsen Music by former Billboard parent MRC.
MRC Data services all digital service providers (DSPs), labels, airplay, and music retailers. MRC Data includes Billboard charts, which first launched in 1940.
In October 2020, the ownership of MRC Data was transferred to a new joint venture company between MRC and Penske Media Corporation (PMC).Music Business Worldwide