• Juan Hustle

YouTube Plays Will Now Count Toward the Billboard Album Charts

Billboard will incorporate YouTube streams into its calculations for the Billboard 200 albums chart, the company announced today. The change will go into effect on January 3, 2020. According to The New York Times, Billboard will also factor in music video plays from Apple Music, TIDAL, and VEVO, but not “user-generated content,” such as memes or cover videos.


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