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How do charts work on Soundcharts?
How do charts work on Soundcharts?

About API-retrieved and home-made charts

Aël Guégan avatar
Written by Aël Guégan
Updated over a week ago

What are the 'charts' on Soundcharts?

On Soundcharts, we gather charts from Amazon, Anghami, Apple Music, Boomplay, Deezer, Gaana, Genius, iTunes, Jiosaavn, Line Music, QQ Music, Shazam, Spotify, TikTok, and YouTube. We also have homemade charts on the radio called Airplay charts.

Read more about the charts' refresh rate here.

We classify them into two categories: charts retrieved via API or charts made by Soundcharts.

Charts made by Soundcharts

  • Airplay shows the top 400 most played songs on the radio, daily or weekly, by country and radio station.

  • TikTok global weekly top 2,000 links or tracks rank based on 7-day video counts on a rolling basis.

Charts retrieved from API:

  • Amazon: New release and top types

  • Anghami: Daily international, International oldies, Most downloaded international, etc.

  • Apple Music: Country types

  • Boomplay: Global, 21 country charts, Daily Gospel

  • Gaana: Hindi top 50, 90s top 50, Bengali top 50, Bhakti top 20, etc.

  • Genius: Country, Pop, R&B

  • iTunes: Alternative, Arabic, Blues, Bollywood, Brazilian music, etc.

  • Jiosaavn: Top songs, Trending today, Hindi chartbusters, Hindi retro, etc.

  • Line Music: Japan top 100, Animation, Classic, Dance, Electronic, etc.

  • Melon: Top 100

  • QQ Music: Global

  • Shazam: Global top 200, AfroBeats, Alternative, Country, City charts...etc

  • Spotify: Daily top songs, Viral Songs; Weekly top songs, Blues, Brazilian funk & Hip Hop, etc.

  • Tidal: Top 100, Country, Gospel, Indie, K-Pop, Pop, R&B, etc.

  • Tiktok: Country Trending, Viral, #Challenge, Global Hits, Latin Hits, etc.

  • YouTube: Country charts

Platforms with dedicated charts pages

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