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For questions relating to the magazine called "Billboard" and its weekly charts of top hits for various genres

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Why are there so many love songs?

If we take a look at lists of the top songs (e.g. Billboard Hot 100), they're likely to be dominated by love songs. Why? Sure, it's a powerful emotion, but there're other powerful emotions out there (...
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How does billboard determine the account for their 'hotplay' list?

As many of us know Billboard tracks various success levels of records, songs and artists. There is a Billboard tracker called 'hotplay' relating to the amount of times a song is played. How is this ...
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Records with longest Billboard chart success

According to Wikipedia, The Dark Side of the Moon “topped the Billboard Top LPs & Tapes chart for one week and remained in the charts for 741 weeks from 1973 to 1988” – that’s 15 years on the ...
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Highest Billboard 200 rank for a Creative Commons licensed album?

Which album, released (also) under a Creative Commons license, had the highest Billboard 200 chart success? (The album must have been licensed under a CC license before it entered the charts, so it ...
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How does Billboard assign songs to its various charts?

Billboard has many different charts, including charts for overall popularity and broken down by various genres, like the Hot 100, the Billboard 200, Pop Songs, Adult Contemporary, Hot Country Songs, ...