Notes on EOY spreadsheets

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Notes on EOY spreadsheets

Post by Henrik » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:47 pm

Here are the criteria for how to determine whether a new source is eligible for the EOY albums/songs spreadsheet:

1. The Alexa.com rank should be less than 1,000,000 and the number of sites linking in should be more than 100. Both these criteria should preferably be met, but if one of the numbers is really strong that might be ok too. Printed magazines that are devoted to music are always eligible.

2. It should be clear that the list was compiled by several people (minimum three) from the staff.

3. The source needs to publish at least 10 album reviews per month, and not just recommendations with a couple of sentences per album.

4. A radio or TV channel is eligible if it is a "main station" of a country (typically a public broadcasting service with a focus on music). The staff team requirement needs to be fulfilled but not the number of reviews.

5. No record stores.

6. No genre-specific lists from non-genre specific sources.
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Re: Notes on EOY spreadsheets

Post by Nick » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:23 pm

Henrik, are genre-specific lists from non-genre specific sources eligible? I think they used to be considered ineligible, but your post doesn’t mention them.

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Re: Notes on EOY spreadsheets

Post by Henrik » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:46 pm

Nick wrote:Henrik, are genre-specific lists from non-genre specific sources eligible? I think they used to be considered ineligible, but your post doesn’t mention them.
They still aren’t eligible. Original post updated.
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