Billboard Adds Digital To Top 100
The Billboard Hot 100 is adding digital. Billboard magazine will now include songs sold by download in its weekly calculation of the nation’s top hits. The change reflects the booming popularity of digital music players like Apple’s iPod, which has accounted for dramatic increases in download sales.
Billboard’s Hot 100 list has always been the music industry’s chief hit barometer. It is the chart most people name when they talk about having a No. 1 hit