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Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming, Downloads

The Billboard 200, the decades-old standard for measuring the top albums in the country, is going to begin acknowledging that people use the internet to listen to music these days. According to a report in the New York Times, in a couple weeks Billboard will unveil a new top 200 albums chart covering November 30 to December 4. This chart …

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Robin Thicke Hits #1 on the U.K. Singles Charts [VIDEO]

An American singer named Robin Thicke has rocketed to the top of the U.K. singles charts. Thicke’s single “Blurred Lines” is now at #1 on the Official Charts Company’s top 10 singles chart. The company has stated that “Blurred Lines” has also broken this year’s record for fastest-selling single. The song sold 190,000 copies during its first week out, beating …

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Spotify Launches Embeddable Charts for Top Tracks

In a bid to expand its presence across the web, streaming music service Spotify has just launched Spotify Charts, which allow sites to embed clickable lists of the top tracks across the network. The charts, which will update every Monday, feature both the top 50 most-streamed tracks of the week and the top 50 most-shared tracks of the week. They’re …

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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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Internet Explorer Use and Murder Rates Have an Interesting Relationship

Correlation (n.) – the state or relation of being correlated; specifically : a relation existing between phenomena or things or between mathematical or statistical variables which tend to vary, be associated, or occur together in a way not expected on the basis of chance alone (Merriam-Webster) Causation (n.) – a.) the act or process of causing b.) the act or …

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