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Billboard changing albums chart to count YouTube streams

Billboard Billboard New York Times According to Times, Its an important part of music consumption, and its time to recognize that, Deanna Brown, the president of the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, told Times. Though this is a drastic change for the charts, YouTube data has factored into the Billboard Hot 100 and other singles charts since 2003, reports. VultureIn a statement to , Lyor Cohen, YouTubes global head of music, emphasized how the update might benefit specific genres and work toward making the chart a more accurate representation of what…

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