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IFPI publishes its first official music chart for MENA region

The Middle East and North Africa is one of the ‘high potential’ regions being eyed eagerly by the global music industry.
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Taylor Swift clean-sweeps top 10 in Billboard Hot 100 chart

Women may be underrepresented in Blokur's chart of the top 100 songwriters globally, but this week at least, it's a different story in Billboard's Hot 100 tracks chart in the US.
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Apple launches charts for subscription podcasts and channels

Apple has launched two new charts tracking the popularity of paid shows on its Apple Podcasts service.
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Clouty launches Musiq, a financial-style index for songs

If the catalogue-buying boom has taught us anything, it's that a growing number of investors see songs as a valuable AND predictable 'asset class'.
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Kate Bush gets a boost running up that UK charts hill

'Running Up That Hill' is getting a monster boost from its recent Stranger Things sync and is likely to be the chart-topper this week.
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IFPI tests regional music charts in four MENA countries

The Middle East and North Africa was crowned the fastest-growing recorded music region in the IFPI's latest report.
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The biggest digital track of 2021 racked up 2.15bn streams

BTS may have been the biggest artist of 2021 by the IFPI's calculations, but the body's prize for the biggest digital single last year went elsewhere.
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Two in a row for BTS with IFPI’s Artist of the Year award

The IFPI has crowned K-Pop stars BTS as the top artist of 2021, making them the first act to win the award two years in a row.
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Billboard and MRC Data team up for new international charts

We tend to think of Billboard's music charts predominantly in the context of the US industry, but the publication has long been casting its ranking-feelers globally too.
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IFPI’s new music charts framework includes YouTube streams

The inclusion of YouTube streams in official music industry charts has long been a talking point. In some countries it already happens, but elsewhere it doesn't.
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Spotify revamps its charts including new genre and city lists

Spotify is shaking up its charts with a set of new rankings, and a new destination website to show them off.
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Taylor Swift tops Billboard’s 2020 estimated earnings chart

Billboard has published its latest ‘Money Makers’ rankings estimating the earnings in the US for the upper echelon of musicians last year. The rankings factor in guesses at the stars’ income from streaming, sales,...