In today's competitive market, information is power! With the weekly best-
seller charts and other information available, you'll be better equipped to see
what is selling nationally, regionally, and locally, arming you with information
to make better buying decisions and increase sales.
It costs you nothing to become a Christian SoundScan reporter or to transmit
your data to us!
With new features and enhancements constantly being added, Christian SoundScan
is designed to be a quick and easy sales tool. In addition, transmission of the
data only takes minutes and can even be automated with one of our P.O.S.
Draw A Crowd
As a Christian SoundScan reporter, you may also work with record labels to
participate in concert sales and/or artist in-store appearances for increased
Your individual store information will not be shared with a third party.
Help Artists' Ministries
Finally, becoming a Christian SoundScan reporter helps the Christian music
industry and most importantly, the artists' ministries by providing more
accurate sales data that opens up growth opportunities both domestically and
EXAMPLES AND INSTRUCTIONS
Most music product will come with a six character code on the outside of the project (usually near the barcode).
This code is set by the record label in order to help the retailer identify what genre with whichthe project is recommended to
be stocked. The CMTA Codes will let you know what each code represents.
Samples of best-selling charts are listed below. As a Christian SoundScan
transmitter, you will have access to the current charts each week report your
sales data successfully.
To be a Christian SoundScan reporter, you must at least carry 12 nationally distributed Christian
artists/albums in your store, must be open to the public, and must sell music regularly.
If you are interested in becoming a Retail Reporter for Christian SoundScan and meet all of the
qualifications, please click on the link that matches your store type.
Reporter Instructions (Brick & Mortar) |
Reporter Instructions (Internet & Mail-Order)
Please visit our Retailer Frequently Asked Questions page after viewing the reporter instructions for more
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