YouTube no longer counts paid for plays in their music charts

Of course this means that up until now paid-for plays were included in YouTube’s Charts but hey, better late than never right? YouTube have just announced that they have changed the methodology of their charts…

Billboard’s parent company to purchase Nielsen SoundScan

Valence are looking to acquire SoundScan so that Billboards charts and music data are all under one umbrella. Billboard and SoundScan work closely together, with the latter providing music data and analytics to inform the…

Shazam are helping Apple Music predict the top charts

Apple Music have teamed up with Shazam to present you with the 50 tracks each week that they reckon are going to be the next big thing. There’s a new music chart on the scene…

Dillom’s new track hits the charts after distributing with RouteNote

Trap lovers can’t get enough of Dillom as he runs up the Argentinian charts, moves through the top Spotify playlists and reaches new fans around the world by the day. We love seeing artists’ music…

Rolling Stone’s daily music charts take Billboard head on

Billboard have a new competitor in tallying up the most popular music as Rolling Stone launch their all new music charts. As one of the most famed music publications around the world, Rolling Stone are…

Rolling Stone launch music charts to compete with Billboard

Rolling Stone want to re-enliven music charts highlighting up-and-coming artists and tracks that are getting loads of traction. Rolling Stone have announced that they will be launching their own music charts in the US. They…

See where people are Shazam-ing music on the map

Find the songs that people are loving and discovering the most in each city with this Shazam map. Whether you’re a DJ looking for the tracks that are going to have the best impact where…

The No.1 album on the US charts only sold 823 records

Digital music is dominating the music industry as less people are going out to buy CDs than ever and this has never been more clear than with the current number 1 album in the US…

The latest charts on YouTube Music packaged into playlists for you

YouTube Music is helping you keep up on the trends by turning all of their top charts into playlists so you can easily come and get on top of what’s popping. Earlier this year YouTube…

What do you think the most streamed song of the 20th century is?

Recent years have seen the birth of an entirely new platform for music and in the past 20 years it has become the primary way many people are listening to music. With hundreds of millions…