SoundCloud plays will count towards Official Charts

Every play on SoundCloud will now count towards song chart positions in a monumental move from the world’s biggest music community. SoundCloud have some amazing news for the artists on their massive streaming, open streaming…

Apple Music launch top 100 charts around the world

Staying on top of what’s hot and what’s not is going to be easier than ever with Apple’s 116 new chart playlists. Apple Music have launched 116 new playlists which will update daily with the…

Spotify respond to Nicki Minaj’s Twitter meltdown

Nicki Minaj only made it to #2 on the charts with her new album ‘Queen’, so of course there must be a big conspiracy to keep her down. Nicki Minaj is still a worldwide superstar…

UK Top 40 singles chart will now count video streams towards rankings

As the world catches up to the fact that music has found it’s primary home online and around the world through the wires, the UK Charts are updating to show that. The charts are catching…

The top 50 artists on SoundCloud are all rappers

SoundCloud is open for everyone to make a success on, but rap music is currently dominating SoundCloud in a big way. 2017 has been the year of the SoundCloud rapper seeing a wave of new…

Viral YouTube videos might make chart hits on Billboard soon

Can you imagine Gangnam Style being number one in the official charts? Billboard and YouTube might be teaming up to count video plays in chart data. According to a new report YouTube plays are to…

Spotify launch The Equalizer Project to promote female equality in the music industry

Spotify and songwriter Max Martin are joining together to promote diversity in the workplace by promoting women in the music industry. The Equalizer Project is a Swedish initiative that aims to highlight the gender divide…

RouteNote’s Ahrix is shooting up the Billboard charts with Nova

Ahrix, one of RouteNote’s favourite artists, is shooting up the electronic charts as his single Nova hits it’s highest place in the charts yet! Ahrix is a 20 year old Dutch producer who has built…

Can a computer predict chart topping hits against pop flounders?

Professor Armand Leroi believes that pop music is a science and in a new show on BBC sets out to discover whether data can transform popular music. Evolutionary biologist Professor Armand Leroi gathers a team…

WIN reveal new in-depth report on music charts around the world

A new report from the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) have produced the first ever global analysis of music charts with some fascinating results. WIN are an organisation that represents the international music industry in order…