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Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. In celebration of the chart's 55th Anniversary, we're counting down the biggest Hot hits ever. When Billboard introduced weekly music charts in , there were sales charts and there were airplay charts. These separate charts measuring the popularity of singles continued going their separate ways until Aug. Named the "Hot ," it has continued to this day, known around the world for being the definitive U. As someone once said, "It ain't No.
The Billboard Hot is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on sales physical and digital , radio play , and online streaming in the United States. The weekly tracking period for sales was initially Monday to Sunday when Nielsen started tracking sales in , but was changed to Friday to Thursday in July This tracking period also applies to compiling online streaming data. Radio airplay, which, unlike sales figures and streaming, is readily available on a real-time basis, is tracked on a Monday to Sunday cycle previously Wednesday to Tuesday. As of the issue for the week ending on December 5, , the Billboard Hot has had 1, different number one entries. Prior to , Billboard ' s lead popularity chart was the Honor Roll of Hits , established in This chart ranked the most popular songs regardless of performer based on record and sheet sales, disk jockey, and juke box performances as determined by Billboard ' s weekly nationwide survey. Although officially all three charts had equal "weight" in terms of their importance, Billboard retrospectively considers the Best Sellers in Stores chart when referencing a song's performance prior to the creation of the Hot
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