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[Music hit song ranking chart] What is the American Billboard chart? History and features

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Billboard chart is a term that you always hear when you are chasing music information. Have you ever seen or heard that a song is advertised as “Billboard No. 1” in the news? This chart is said to be the most famous and authoritative chart in the world, and it is a very recognized chart.

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What is Billboard Chart?

The Billboard chart is the CD chart published in the American Billboard magazine. Billboard Magazine is an American entertainment media brand and publisher of Billboard, the music industry magazine. Billboard magazine is a weekly music industry magazine that ranks CD sales, song requests, and number of on-air performances across the United States according to charts. Billboard is the most authoritative music chart in the United States, mainly hosting music-related magazines and events, and ranking the top 100 of the year with various information on music, and recently DVDs and the Internet. is. Billboard was owned by the Dutch conglomerate Nielsen Company, which was sold in 2009 and has been owned by Eldridge Industries since 2018. Billboard charts have the following chart formats:

Billboard Hot 100

Single popularity chart in the American music industry. Chart positions are ranked based on sales and airplay. The Billboard Hot 100 is more about airplay. There was a time when a song could top the Billboard Hot 100 charts with just a ton of radio airplay, even if it didn’t sell much. Also, in the 2010s, the number of views on Youtube has been taken into account, and charts are being announced. A new chart is released every Tuesday. It’s a chart that’s been going on for nearly 50 years, and if you’re American, you’re familiar with it.

Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is an album popularity chart in the United States. Chart positions are aggregated based on a week’s worth of US sales. The official release of the chart will take place on Tuesday, and it will be the ranking that has been going on since 1945. A dramatic change from the 2014 chart, the Billboard 200 reflects physical sales such as CDs and records, digital sales such as downloads, the number of on-demand streaming plays, and digital sales of individual album tracks. is now available. Spotify, Beats Music, Rdio, Rhapsody, Google Play and other on-demand music streaming services such as streaming playback are also taken into account when the ranking is announced. Charts are now in the form of combined physical sales and digital sales.

history

Billboard magazine was founded in 1894 as “Billboard Advertising”. The founders are William H.Donaldson and James H.Hennegan. Renamed Billboard in 1897. When the first issue was first published, there were many articles about circuses and amusement parks that had nothing to do with music. By the mid-1900s, however, music articles had grown so much that it was split into two magazines. One is “Amusement Business” dealing with amusement parks, and the other is “Billboard Music Week”. And the music magazine has changed its name to “Billboard”. Since then, Billboard has begun publishing news and opinion articles, covering not only music, but also DVDs, videos, and Internet distribution. In 2020, we will start announcing global charts, the Global 200, which aggregate download and streaming data from over 200 countries around the world, and the Global Excluded U.S. chart, which excludes US data from the Global 200. increase.

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