1, while Maluma’s “Hawai” is the first Global Excl. No. With their global reach and a lack of radio, the new charts are sure to become dominated by stans. to act as American internet users, and therefore be counted as American music streams.) Also earlier this year, 6ix9ine accused Billboard of cheating when the charts only counted 55.3 million first-week streams for his song “Gooba,” despite YouTube showing over 180 million streams. to use VPNs when they streamed “Yummy.” (Some VPNs allow internet users outside the U.S. U.S., on September 14. Billboard announced the new charts, called the Billboard Global 200 and the Billboard Global Excl. “The focus was on metrics that could be systematically measured in each country,” said a rep for parent company MRC Entertainment. charts with VPNs — see Justin Bieber, who earlier this year encouraged fans outside the U.S. This story has been updated with comment from Billboard parent MRC Entertainment on the new charts. Photo: Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2020/Getty Images for MTV

From urbano music to K-pop, some of the biggest developments in pop music today are taking root outside the United States. 1 on Billboard’s Global Excl. The Top 100 uses a mix of sales and streams, with 120 paid streams or 360 free streams equaling one song sale, although it only accounts for American hits. chart. Aside from the scope of the charts, they notably don’t account for radio play. 1s — one accounting for the entire world and one excluding the United States. Maluma is the first artist to hit No. As it turns out, most of those streams were from outside the U.S. Related

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Tags: Even as streaming has come to dominate music listening, Billboard has been slow to adapt and fine-tune to streaming (which the charts first counted in 2007), and radio still determines a larger share of the Hot 100 than streams. 1. Let’s see him accuse these charts of cheating now. “Unlike streaming and download sales, radio is not reliably measured at this time in many territories and, even if tracked, is not done consistently from country to country.” The Hot 100, Billboard’s flagship songs chart, still uses a blend of sales, radio play, and streaming to determine hits in the U.S. The new global charts seem to fall more in line with Rolling Stone’s Top 100 chart, which debuted in 2019 as a competitor to Billboard. Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” opens the Billboard Global 200 at No. In response, two new Billboard song charts will now crown global No. Both charts will be determined by a mix of song sales and streams, according to the magazine’s announcement, with streams from paid subscriptions holding more weight than streams from free subscriptions. International fans (and artists) have already found ways to game Billboard’s U.S. U.S. U.S. Billboard’s announcement didn’t say how many paid and free streams will equal one song sale; it takes 125 paid streams or 375 free streams to equal one sale on the Hot 100.