#NowPlaying: Twitter and Billboard flip the change on actual-time music charts
Again in March, Billboard and Twitter introduced plans to deliver actual-time tune-monitoring charts to the plenty. Nicely, as we speak a few these charts went reside. The Trending one hundred forty retains tabs on shared songs within the US, calculated by elevated motion within the final 60 minutes. As you may anticipate, you’ll be able to filter the outcomes for the final 24 hours and stats will get posted weekly because the Billboard Twitter Prime Tracks chart. There’s an Rising Artists rating too, and it will work and be revealed in the identical approach. In case you are questioning what lights up the ticker, tweets containing hyperlinks to streaming providers like Spotify or iTunes, music-particular hashtags (like #nowplaying or a track title) and phrases like “music,” “track,” or “pay attention” all weigh into the minute-by-minute tally. Within the jiffy it took to put in writing this submit, John Mayer, Demi Lovato and Austin Mahone have all spent a second within the primary spot.