Billboard Parent Valence Acquires Nielsen Music, Launches Data Division

Billboard and Hollywood Reporter parent Valence Media has completed its expected acquisition of Neilsen Music and launched MRC Data, a new division to provide data and analytics to the music. Continue reading

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This Chart Shows What Streaming Services Are Paying (Maybe)

While everyone in the music business wants to know what the various streaming services are paying out to artists, the number of variables involved in determining the actual amount are. Continue reading

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Apple Music Launches Shazam Chart Of Hot Songs Chart From New Artists

Apple Music has added the "Shazam Discovery Top 50" chart and playlist designed to "unearth up-and-coming songs from breaking artists."  The music industry has become increasingly focused on early identification. Continue reading

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Rolling Stone Launches Music Charts That Are Updated Daily

Rolling Stone has launched five music charts powered by analytics firm Alpha Data, formerly known as BuzzAngle Music, which the magazine acquired last year. The debut comes almost two months. Continue reading

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If An Artist Doesn’t Get A #1 Hit, Should They Sue?  DJ Khaled Thinks So

Recently, DJ Khaled and Billboard entered into a dispute of sorts after Billboard disqualified a number of the artist's most recent album sales owing to the fact that they were. Continue reading

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Billboard To Add Top Songwriters, Top Producers Charts

Under pressure from alternative data sources and soon to launch charts from Rolling Stone, Billboard is expanding its own chart offering. Top Songwriters and Top Producers charts will be based. Continue reading

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Rolling Stone Music Charts Launch Delayed Indefinitely

The launch of music charts on Rolling Stone has been delayed indefinitely. Originally scheduled to launch on Monday May 13th, the charts will be the first to offer a widely. Continue reading

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YouTube Music Turns Charts Into Playlists In 29 Markets

YouTube Music is adding playlists for YouTube Charts in 29 markets. Each will get five chart playlists – three specific to the country and two global. With 1B monthly users,. Continue reading

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This Week’s YouTube Music Charts: Ariana Grande, Mariah Cary and More

This week's YouTube Music Charts finds Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next’  at #1 on the Global Charts, the Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez collaboration crossed 2 billion views and Christmas. Continue reading

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This Week On The YouTube Music Charts: ‘Mo Bamba,’ ‘All I Want For Christmas’ and More

Sheck Wes’ track “Mo Bamba” ruled the YouTube Music charts landing at #1, Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic began climbing the charts, and Queen saw continued success after the release of. Continue reading

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