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For a song's popularity, not all streaming platforms are created equal

Feb 9, 2018
Whether a song becomes a hit will depend where people listen.
Cardi B arrives for the 60th Grammy Awards on Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. In 2017, the Bronx-born rapper became the first solo female rapper to reach the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 since 1998. Her success relied heavily on fans streaming her song "Bodak Yellow."
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Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee perform onstage at the Billboard Latin Music Awards at Watsco Center on April 27, 2017 in Coral Gables, Florida.
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