The Billboard Hot is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on sales physical and digital , radio play , and online streaming in the United States. The weekly tracking period for sales was initially Monday to Sunday when Nielsen started tracking sales in , but was changed to Friday to Thursday in July
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Billboard publishes a host of charts that are individually or collectively based on key fan interactions with music, including album sales and downloads, track downloads, radio airplay and touring as well as streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Vevo, Youtube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. In order for artists and title to chart in Billboard, they must be among the higher ranked performers among the specific metric used to compile the chart. Sometimes it takes less than albums in one week to make a Billboard Chart, even sales could make it to Surprisingly enough, many unsigned artists have hit the Billboard Charts this way. On Billboard the charts reflect weekly sales and streams on a Friday-to-Thursday cycle. However, the mixed data charts, such as the Billboard Hot , use an radio airplay cycle of Monday to Sunday. Charts are refreshed every Tuesday on billboard. Billboard has a lot of different charts based on a number of factors see the legend below for the details of each chart , including physical sales, digital downloads, radio airplay and streaming.
Pop fans anxiously awaited the announcement of this week's No. This was met with some controversy on social media, as 6ix9ine had taken to Instagram shortly before the chart's reveal to assert that streams of his single had been improperly discounted, and allege that the powers behind "Stuck With U" had "bought" their No. In the interest of transparency, Billboard wanted to clear up the Hot 's chart rules and tabulation process, the calculations that go into the determinations of its final rankings, and the stats accumulated by the two singles that marked this week's highest debuts. Here are the facts. Neither do the stream counts that services make available to content owners including 6ix9ine and his team directly through a proprietary data feed or dashboard. This is applied to all songs from all artists. The 30 million streams that 6ix9ine said Billboard counted matches the included chart total for all video plays. That number is more than double any single-week video stream total for any song so far this year.