Billboard Charts and Nielsen Ratings Add YouTube Video Streaming to Platforms


“Billboard and Nielsen announced today the addition of U.S. YouTube video streaming data to its platforms, which includes an update to the methodology for the Billboard Hot 100, the preeminent singles chart.


The YouTube streaming data is now factored into the chart’s ranking, enhancing a formula that includes Nielsen’s digital download track sales and physical singles sales; as well as terrestrial radio airplay, on-demand audio streaming, and online radio streaming, also tracked by Nielsen. Continue reading

Stills from Cheryl Cole’s video for “Under The Sun”Stills from Cheryl Cole’s video for “Under The Sun”


Following on from the success of #1 single “Call My Name,” Cheryl Cole releases her new single ‘Under The Sun’ on September 2nd. The video for the single will premiere on VEVO on 26th July. Once again the video is directed by Anthony Mandler, who sets the video in a world from a different era where things aren’t always as they seem.

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