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Billboard's new streaming formula jolts album chart: Guess who benefits?

Billboard’s overhaul of its Billboard 200 to incorporate streaming and track downloads instantly jolted the albums chart, to the immediate benefit of several artists including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Sam Smith. 144 more words

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Billboard 200 Chart To Count Streaming In Album Rankings

File this under ‘on-demand streaming keeps marching forward and infiltrating more of the business of music.’ Billboard will now incorporate on-demand streaming services to its famed Billboard 200 chart — the chart that tracks the top 200 albums for the week. 162 more words

Beats Music

Billboard 200 chart will include streaming listens from Google Play, Beats, Spotify & others in album sales

Billboard is about to add data from music streaming services to its weekly Billboard 200 charts for the first time as services like Google Play, Spotify and Apple’s Beats Music become increasingly popular. 376 more words

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Billboard 200 chart will include streaming listens from Beats, Spotify, Google Play, & others in album sales

Billboard is about to add data from music streaming services to its weekly Billboard 200 charts for the first time as services like Spotify and Apple’s Beats Music become increasingly popular. 367 more words

AAPL Company

Chart me up

Well, it appears that Ryan Adams’ time on the U.S. charts with his current eponymously titled album was short despite the career-high debut. Ryan Adams… 204 more words

This Just In: 1989 sells 1.287 million copies during release week!

Lightning just hit thrice, Taylor Nation.

Billboard has just reported that Taylor Swift’s 1989 album sold 1.287 million copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. 340 more words

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