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…

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…

Overall Early Review of the Beats Music Subscription Service: Mobile First is Interesting But Lacking a lot of Features

Beats Music recently announced that they would be launching on January 21st. Since that time a lot of details and service images have been leaked. Here is a quick run down of the new Beats…

Official UK Music Charts iPhone Applications

Im not really one for charts, but there are a lot of people who want to see who is leading the charts for any given time. Thus, here is the official UK Charts iPhone applications….

The Changing Face of Pop – The Billboard Hot 100 since 1950

Here it is – every top song from the Billboard Hot 100 for every year since 1950. A few unexpected little gems in there, some stuff you won’t have heard before, some stuff you have,…