Facebook music video streams to be included on Billboard Charts for first time

Billboard will count streams of officially licensed music videos on Facebook from the end of the month.

How are Australia’s ARIA Charts Calculated?

ARIA is the official charts company in Australia. This is how the ARIA charts are calculated in Australia. ARIA charts in Australia includes both physical sales, digital downloads sales and music streaming (but doesn’t disclose…

TikTok’s impact on popular music is best seen through Charli D’Amelio

TikTok is huge, everywhere you look there’s a TikTok video, it’s even having an impact on trending songs and music charts. In the last year TikTok’s status has gone from a trend to a global…

Spain has lost their albums chart due to COVID-19

Spain will no longer be tracking or releasing their albums chart for the time being due to Coronavirus’s impact on sales. The impacts of the Coronavirus are without a doubt being felt around the world…

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….