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Billboard 200 will now account for streamed music

Dec 3, 2014
But how much will it change album rankings?
Posted In: music streaming, billboard, buying music

Twitter to list which music is most tweeted about

Mar 27, 2014
After the failure of their music app, Twitter tries to get back in the game.
Posted In: Twitter, apps, Music, billboard

Digital billboards: Public service in Boston, public nuisance to other cities

Apr 22, 2013
On the day digital billboards spread news of the Boston Marathon bombing among Boston drivers, a judge's decision turned off digital billboards in Los Angeles. Cities and advertising companies argue over the bright billboards' value.
Posted In: advertising, billboard

YouTube gets legit on the Billboard Hot 100

Feb 21, 2013
The site is a mecca for musical artists. Now their YouTube hits can send them to the top of the Billboard charts.
Posted In: billboard, YouTube, Music, video

Heartbreak Hotel: Lil Wayne passes Elvis for Billboard record

Sep 27, 2012
Rapper Lil Wayne has surpassed Elvis Presley's record of appearances on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.
Posted In: Elvis, Lil Wayne, billboard

What makes a summer hit song?

Sep 3, 2012
Sometimes a little tweet is all it takes to catapult a relatively unknown artist to the top of the charts.
Posted In: Music, billboard