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Billboard, Twitter Debut Real-Time Charts

After teasing a new real-time chart system last March, Billboard announced today that it has officially teamed with Twitter to provide the first instantaneous music chart system — and it’s out now.


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Billboard Teams Up With Twitter For New Real-Time Charts

The Billboard charts have officially entered the Twitterverse.



Pitch Perfect’s ‘Cups’: How a Traditional Folk Song Went Top 10

On this week’s Billboard Hot 100 chart, “Cups” reaches its highest peak yet, jumping one spot to No. 8 after finding a home on both pop and adult contemporary radio.


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Billboard YouTube Overhaul: Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” Tops New Hot 100

In a surprising move, it was announced this week that Billboard and Nielsen have changed the methodology which determines the Hot 100 singles chart by including authorized YouTube views in the equation. The long-standing music […]


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‘Harlem Shake’ Swivels To The Top Of Music Charts! [VIDEO]

Excuse me, PSY… step aside; we no longer want to “Gangnam Style”. The latest dance craze is also a hit song. In fact, according to reports, the super hot song “Harlem Shake” is currently at the top of the music charts!


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Bruno Mars’ ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ Sets Record On Music Charts

Singer Bruno Mars may be “Locked Out Of Heaven” but his song is certainly locked into several music charts and continues to soar.


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Taylor Swift First Artist Since Beatles At Number One

Taylor Swift is ending 2012 on a high note…literally. Swift becomes the first artist since The Beatles to to log six or more weeks at number one with three consecutive studio albums.


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Madonna Has Top-Grossing Tour Of The Year

It’s been a good year for the “Material Girl”. Despite the controversy and censorship she endured, Madonna’s MDNA tour was the top-grossing tour in 2012, according to Billboard. Iconic rocker Bruce Springsteen came in second.


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What Does Taylor Swift Have In Common With Britney Spears And Eminem?

Each artist has sold more than a million copies of a new CD during its first week. Taylor Swift’s “Red” just topped out at more than 1.2 million copies sold during its debut.


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Taylor Swift Breaks Records With New Single

The country pop songstress breaks two new records with “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”