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Katy Perry Reaches 50 Million Twitter Followers

Katy Perry has had a big week in music. The singer not only swept the no. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart with hit “Dark Horse,” the beauty just earned herself over 50 million Twitter followers. The whopping follower number contributes to her title of most followed artist on Twitter. So what does it take to be the most …

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Rihanna Makes Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 for the 25th Time

Although rapper Eminem dominated the Billboard charts this week with his ground-breaking new single, “The Monster,” he wasn’t the only artist on the record who made the history books. This time, it was actually the featured artist on the record who made the historic headlines when the song topped the charts. The featured artist is none other than Barbadian singer, …

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Lorde Takes No. 1 Spot From Miley Cyrus

New “it girl” in the music world, Lorde, leaps to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her hit, “Royals.” Say bye bye to Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” since it’s no longer holding that hot spot after two weeks. Our friends at Billboard dug into the numbers on the new hit song. “”Royals” crowns the Hot 100 (3-1) …

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Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views

The Billboard Hot 100 chart, a longstanding signifier of what’s popular in pop music, has received a retooling for the modern age. Starting now, YouTube views are now an official metric in determining what songs hit the Hot 100 chart. “Billboard is now incorporating all official videos on YouTube captured by Nielsen’s streaming measurement, including Vevo on YouTube, and user-generated …

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