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Billboard and Twitter launch real-time US music charts based on tweets

Billboard and Twitter launch real-time US music charts based on tweets

By 27 May 2014

American pop tunes tracker Billboard has just launched two real-time music charts based on data shared on Twitter in the US. Not only can you view a ranking of the most viral songs, but you can also listen to chart playlists via Spotify integration. Billboard... >>

Twitter and Billboard partner to create real-time US music chart based on tweets

Twitter and Billboard partner to create real-time US music chart based on tweets

By 27 March 2014

American pop tunes tracker Billboard has partnered with social network Twitter on a digital product called the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart. It'll launch in the coming weeks, with a focus on tracking real-time, US-based music conversations on Twitter.... >>

US Billboard charts now using YouTube views too: Harlem Shake to be number one... forever

US Billboard charts now using YouTube views too: Harlem Shake to be number one... forever

By 21 February 2013

Billboard's US pop charts are to include YouTube views as part of its algorithm to decided on the Hot 100 singles releases. Having incorporated Spotify plays at the beginning of 2012, it has now decided to stretch out to add the video-streaming site in... >>

Spotify streams hitting Billboard Hot 100

Spotify streams hitting Billboard Hot 100

By 14 March 2012

The US equivalent of the singles chart, the Billboard Hot 100, is to get a 21st-century makeover with streams from the likes of Spotify being included for the first time. Currently the Hot 100, the US music industry standard singles popularity chart,... >>