Billboard Airplay Monitoring Week to Shift to Friday-Thursday – Billboard


Billboard will shift its airplay chart monitoring week for all radio codecs to Friday-through-Thursday starting with Luminate-based charts dated Dec. 31. The schedule will change from the Monday-through-Sunday monitoring week beforehand used for all particular person codecs.

The all-format Radio Songs chart, which contributes to the all-genre, multi-metric Billboard Scorching 100, already makes use of a Friday-through-Thursday monitoring week, having segued to that schedule in July 2021.

Shifting charts to a Friday-through-Thursday monitoring interval will align airplay with the streaming and gross sales monitoring week, and permit for seen constructing chart monitoring, inside Luminate’s Music Join platform, which operates below that tune consumption timeline.

The dates for making the airplay chart monitoring week change for all codecs are as follows:

Charts finalized Monday, Dec. 19 and up to date on Billboard.com Tuesday, Dec. 20 (dated Dec. 24) used information from Monday, Dec. 12 by means of Sunday, Dec. 18 (marking the final charts reflecting a Monday-through-Sunday monitoring week).

Charts finalized Friday, Dec. 23 and to be up to date on Billboard.com Wednesday, Dec. 28 (dated Dec. 31) will use information from Friday, Dec. 16 by means of Thursday, Dec. 22 (marking the primary charts reflecting a Friday-through-Thursday monitoring week).

The Friday-through-Thursday monitoring week will proceed for use for airplay charts finalized Friday, Dec. 30 and to be up to date on Billboard.com Wednesday, Jan. 4 (dated Jan. 7), utilizing information from Friday, Dec. 23 by means of Thursday, Dec. 29, and for every week thereafter.

As beforehand reported, information and insights firm Luminate, which supplies information for Billboard’s charts, has partnered with airplay monitoring service Mediabase, and the latter’s radio monitoring information started fueling Billboard surveys reflecting airplay exercise dated Nov. 12. (Click on right here for extra info, by way of Luminate, in regards to the BDS/Mediabase transition, for Luminate subscribers with entry to Luminate’s Music Join platform.)

Together with Radio Songs, Billboard’s United States-based airplay charts embody: Pop Airplay (Mainstream Prime 40); Grownup Pop Airplay (Grownup Prime 40); Grownup Modern; Nation Airplay; Rock & Various Airplay; Various Airplay; Grownup Various Airplay (Triple A); Mainstream Rock Airplay; R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay; Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay; Grownup R&B Airplay; Rap Airplay; Rhythmic Airplay; Latin Airplay; Regional Mexican Airplay; Latin Pop Airplay; Latin Rhythm Airplay; Tropical Airplay; Christian Airplay; Christian AC Airplay; Gospel Airplay; Dance/Combine Present Airplay; Easy Jazz Airplay; and the seasonal Vacation Airplay chart.

All Billboard charts, viewable right here, frequently replace on Billboard.com every Tuesday.


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