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Streaming now included in the Official UK Charts – what does this mean for artists?

Ariana Grande made history last week when her song “Problem” became the first ever UK single to reach #1 thanks to a combination of both streams and sales. The UK’s Official Charts Company now treats every 100 streams on audio services like Spotify as equivalent to one single sale meaning that all those Spotify streams […]

Spotify Chart Watch – July 15, 2014

Check out the latest Spotify-50 and Spotify Viral charts from all territories: http://www.spotifyartists.com/charts    Earlier this week, we posted an in-depth breakdown of the Spotify Viral Chart discussing how the chart is calculated and how it’s being used to break artists weekly. Check it out here: http://www.spotifyartists.com/spotify-viralchart/   Global Highlights: Last week, it looked like “Summer”‘s reign […]