April 6, 2018
The updated methodology now includes YouTube streaming data alongside digital download sales, physical sales, terrestrial radio airplay, on-demand audio streaming and online radio streaming in determining the Hot 100 singles chart as well as other genre charts.
The viral “Harlem Shake,” which was ranked No. 15 before YouTube views were included, wasn’t the only song to get a boost from the change–Rihanna's "Stay" jumped from No. 57 to No. 3 and Drake's "Started From the Bottom" moved up to No. 10 from No. 63.
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