Music Viz Contest

Ludwig van Beethoven is credited with saying "Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy." It's for this reason that we want to see what kinds of data revelations you can make about this important topic! For our third and final Iron Viz contest of 2015, we want you to create a visualization based on music data. You can analyze what songs have made the top of the charts over the years, follow the popularity of your favorite band, look for trends trends in your own music long as it's tangentially music related, it's fair game! You could win a trip to Vegas for the 2015 Tableau Conference to compete in the Iron Viz competition!

The Schedule

July 29- Submission Period Opens Aug 12- Submission Period Ends Aug 14- Twitter Voting begins Aug 20- Twitter Voting ends Aug 21- Winners announced

The Big Prize

Win a trip to Las Vegas to compete in the Iron Viz competition at Tableau Conference!
The winner will receive airfare and accommodations in Las Vegas during the 2015 Tableau Conference, a conference pass, and a spot in the 2015 Iron Viz Competition.

The Crowd Favorite

All the submitted vizzes will be given a unique hashtag to use for a popular vote. The most tweets gets a $500 gift card.


Get Tableau Public

Only vizzes published on Tableau Public will be considered valid entries for the contest.


Stuff You'll need

Data: Any dataset related to music! Need help finding one? Here's a couple:

Viz: Make it awesome!
Blog: Giving some context to your viz and explaining what you did will give you points!


Submit Your Viz

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