Spotify reveals new Viral 50 Chart

Murray Stassen

Spotify has revealed the Viral 50 chart - created to measure the success of music in terms of streaming and user sharing.

The Viral-50 chart is different from the Spotify Top-50, which shows only the most-streamed songs on Spotify in a specific week.

The new ranking appears to have evolved out of the Social 50 chart after a year of data gathering.

The company says that measuring performance based only on the number of singles sold (or streamed) is “antiquated”, ...

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