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UK single charts to take streaming into account

News: 25th June 2014 by Louise Dodgson under Finance, Law & Music Business, Record Labels, Selling & Distributing Your Music

This week The Official Charts Company announced that they will be adapting how the UK singles chart is calculated to now take into account number of streams from music services such as Spotify, Deezer, Napster and so on. With some artists racking up streaming plays of over a million within a week, it makes sense that this  streams are a factor in the popularity of singles and how they chart. Check out a selection of articles below on the topic to find out more...

Related Links

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jun/23/music-streaming-spotify-dictate-official-singles-chart

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-27924176

http://www.channel4.com/news/music-streaming-uk-charts-download-sales

http://www.completemusicupdate.com/article/uk-singles-chart-to-include-plays-on-streaming-services/


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singles chart, uk music, music streaming, music sales, spotify, deezer, napster, streaming services

 

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