Popular streaming service YouTube today launched YouTube Charts in India that will include India-specific trending music lists, as well as top songs, artists, and music videos, all at one place on YouTube.com/charts. YouTube Charts is now available in over 56 countries alongside the global chart.
With over two billion global users and 265 million users every month in India, YouTube charts is designed to be the go-to destination to see what’s popular, what’s rising and trending both locally in India and globally. The YouTube charts include:
The Trending chart is updated multiple times a day to provide a unique, real time view of the hottest new music that the fans are enjoying. It is YouTube’s first dedicated external signal of the most viewed new music on the platform, providing an instant snapshot of what is driving music culture, based on the total organic views.
The top songs chart highlights the number of organic views of a song on YouTube. Calculated by combining all official versions of a song (including the official music video, official song used in user generated content and lyric videos), the top songs chart reflects how users are consuming music on the platform and the multiple ways artists are using YouTube to share their music. The top songs chart is updated weekly on Monday at 12.30 a.m.
The top artists chart highlights the most popular artists on YouTube, based on the total organic views of their entire discography: official music videos, official song used in user generated content, lyric videos, and more. The top artists chart is updated weekly on Monday at 12:30 am.
The top music videos chart is about the music video experience on YouTube, highlighting the most viewed official music videos on the platform. Top Videos is updated weekly on Monday at 12:30 a.m. based on the total organic views.
The YouTube Charts are also available within YouTube Music, including top 100 most played songs and top 100 music videos globally and locally and top 30 trending chart.