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Encyclopedia > Billboard Pop 100

The Pop 100 Chart is a newly created chart featured on Billboard in America. An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations by or about: United States Wikinews has news related to this article: United States United States government Official website of the United States government - Gateway to governmental sites White House - Official site of the US President Senate. ...


It ranks songs popularity based on Mainstream Top 40 airplay, sales, and digital downloads.

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It was created as an answer to criticism of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart, the most popular chart on Billboard. Many complained that the Hot 100 was biased against non-Rhythmic pop songs making it difficult for a pop, rock, or country song to reach the top 10. In fact, every #1 in 2004 was by a hip-hop or R&B artist. The Billboard Hot 100 is the main U.S. singles popularity chart used by Billboard magazine. ... Rhythmic music and Rhythmic radio, also known as Rhythmic Crossover or Rhythmic Pop, is a term used to describe a certain group of radio stations and the Billboard chart that is compiled based on airplay from those radio stations. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among urban African Americans in New York City in the early 1970s, and has since spread around the world. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ...


When the Pop 100 was first published, the Hot 100 changed its format as well. Digital downloads were used to tabulate a song's popularity on the chart.


A Pop 100 Airplay chart has been created alongside the new Pop 100.


#1 Pop Hits

Number 1 Pop 100 Hits


Current Top 5

# Track Artist Hot 100 Position
1 Inside Your Heaven Bo Bice 2
2 We Belong Together Mariah Carey 1
3 Inside Your Heaven Carrie Underwood 3
4 Don't Phunk With My Heart Black Eyed Peas 5
5 Hollaback Girl Gwen Stefani 4

Inside Your Heaven is the debut single by 4th season American Idol winner, Carrie Underwood. ... American Idol promotional photo. ... We Belong Together is the second single (and current single) from Mariah Careys 14th album, The Emancipation of Mimi. ... Mariah Carey, photographed by Markus Klinko, February 2005. ... Inside Your Heaven is the debut single by 4th season American Idol winner, Carrie Underwood. ... Carrie Underwood winning the fourth season of American Idol Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983 in Checotah, Oklahoma) is an American singer who has risen to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol. ... Dont Phunk With My Heart - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... From left: Apl. ... Hollaback Girl is the third single from Love. ... Gwen Stefani Gwendolyn Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer and the frontwoman of the band No Doubt who launched a successful solo career in late 2004. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Pop 100 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (215 words)
The Pop 100 is a songs chart created in February 2005 and released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.
Many complained that the Hot 100 was biased against non-rhythmic songs, making it difficult for a pop, rock, or country song to reach the top ten.
To illustrate another extreme, at the time the Pop 100 was first published, only one country act in the previous 20 years had reached #1 on the Hot 100 (Lonestar in 2000 with "Amazed").
Billboard Hot 100 - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article (3796 words)
A new chart, the Pop 100, has been created to answer criticism that the Hot 100 in recent years has been biased in favor of rhythmic songs, as throughout most of its existence, it was seen predominantly as a pop chart.
Billboard's Hot 100 chart policies have been modified many times over the years to accommodate changes in the record industry, but one rule always remained constant: songs were not eligible to enter the Hot 100 unless they were available to purchase as a single.
The four years Billboard posted the least amount of number ones in Hot 100 history were 2002 (seven number one hits), 1996 (eight number one hits), 1994 and 1997 (nine number one hits).
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