More new rules: Inside the Official Singles Chart's video/premium streams revamp

Mark Sutherland

Changes will help boost new music and speed up chart – but won’t hit indies, say Official Charts Company execs

The Official Charts Company has unveiled a major revamp of the Singles Chart that significantly upgrades the value of streams from subscription services and adds video streams for the first time.

The new measures will kick in on the chart published July 6 and will see a new ratio of sales to streams, where one sale will equal 100 paid-for ...

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