Google announced today that they have struck a deal with Billboard and Nielsen to play a role in the calculation of their weekly music charts.
To promote their new Active Park Assist feature, Ford turned a Parisian block into a real pinball game.
Here is an interesting read from Econsultancy about how digital music sales has surpassed physical music sales in 2011. Nielsen and Billboard teamed up for the report that showed 50.3% of all music sales to be digital.
Last month, Billboard launched a new way to measure music popularity- a chart based on social media activity. The Social 50‘s rankings reflect social media statistics like new weekly artist page likes and views, new followers, song streaming, etc. on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, MySpace and iLike. The Social 50‘s formula and data are provided to […]