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Encyclopedia > Canadian Hot 100

The Canadian Hot 100 is a music singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine which ranks songs in Canada. The chart premiered in the Billboard issue dated June 16, 2007 and was made available for the first time via their online services on June 7, 2007. [1] A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... It has been suggested that Billboard be merged into this article or section. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year (168th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ...


The Canadian Hot 100 is similar to Billboard's U.S.-based Hot 100 in that it combines sales via digital downloads, as measured by Nielsen SoundScan, and Canadian radio airplay as measured by the Canada All-Format Airplay chart. Canada's airplay chart is the result of monitoring more than 100 stations representing rock, country, adult contemporary and Top 40 genres. [2] [3] As they have traditionally done with the rollout of other new charts, Billboard compiled unpublished "test" charts prior to its premiere (these ranks were displayed in the first chart's "last week" and "two weeks ago" columns). The online version of the chart also features Canadian flag icons next to song titles by Canadian artists. The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... // A digital download (also known as a digital single or a paid digital download) is an official and legal music single available for purchase through an online store. ... Nielsen SoundScan is an information system created by Nielsen Media Research that tracks sales data for singles, albums, and music video products for Billboard and other music industry companies. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreviated AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream contemporary pop music, excluding hip hop, hard rock, and some teen pop music, which is intended for an adult audience. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ...


Billboard charts manager Geoff Mayfield announced the premiere of the chart, explaining "the new Billboard Canadian Hot 100 will serve as the definitive measure of Canada's most popular songs, continuing our magazine's longstanding tradition of using the most comprehensive resources available to provide the world's most authoritative music charts."


The first number-one song on this chart is "Umbrella" by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z. [4] Umbrella is a song written by Terius The Dream Nash, husband of singer Nivea, and rapper Shawn Jay-Z Carter for Rihannas third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad. ... Rihanna (born Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20, 1988) is a Bajan singer with musical influences from R&B, pop, reggae, rock, dancehall and funk. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ...


External link

  • Current Canadian Hot 100

References

  1. ^ "Billboard Launches Canadian Hot 100 Chart", Billboard.biz, 2007-06-07. Retrieved on 2007-06-07. 
  2. ^ Dixon, Guy. "Billboard launches Canadian chart", Globeandmail.com, 2007-06-07. Retrieved on 2007-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Billboard to rank Canada's hottest songs", CBC, 2007-06-07. Retrieved on 2007-06-07. 
  4. ^ Cohen, Jonathan. "Rihanna Tops Hot 100 And New Canadian Tally", Billboard magazine, 2007-06-07. Retrieved on 2007-06-07. 
Billboard charts
Albums
Billboard 200 | Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums | Top Electronic Albums | Top Pop Catalog Albums | Billboard Comprehensive Albums | Top Heatseekers
Singles and tracks
Hot 100 | Hot 100 Airplay | Hot 100 Singles Sales | Hot 100 Singles Recurrents | Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales | Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles | Hot Rap Tracks | Pop 100 | Pop 100 Airplay | Hot Digital Songs | Hot Digital Tracks | Top 40 Tracks (defunct) | Top 40 Mainstream | Rhythmic Top 40 | Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks | Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks | Latin Rhythm Tracks | Modern Rock Tracks | Mainstream Rock Tracks | Hot Country Songs | Hot Dance Club Play | Hot Dance Airplay | Hot Dance Singles Sales | Hot Latin Tracks | Hot Christian Songs | Hot Ringtones | Hot RingMasters | Canadian Hot 100
Lists of number ones
Billboard 200 | Hot 100 (Motown; by artist nationality: Australian, British, Canadian, European, African, Asian, Caribbean, and Latin American) | Hot Dance Club Play | Modern Rock Tracks | Mainstream Rock Tracks | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lists of artists who reached number one
Hot 100 (by total number; simultaneous U.S. and UK hits) | Hot Dance Club Play | Modern Rock Tracks | Mainstream Rock Tracks | Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
See also
Billboard Radio Monitor | Billboard Year-End | Hot 100 chart achievements (most hit singles from an album)
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