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A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. Examples of record charts are the Hit parade, Hot 100 or Top 40. Although primarily a marketing or supermarketing tool like any other sales statistic, they have become a form of popular media culture in their own right. For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the main singles chart used by Billboard magazine. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... Sales are the activities involved in providing products or services in return for money or other compensation. ...

Record charts are compiled using a variety of criteria. These commonly include sales of records, cassettes and compact discs; amount of radio airplay; requests to radio disk jockeys; and, recently, number of downloads. There are also record charts where the radio listeners vote for the songs. It has been suggested that Childrens gramophone records be merged into this article or section. ... For the meaning of cassette in genetics, see cassette (genetics). ... CD re-directs here; see Cd for other meanings of CD. Image of a compact disc (pencil included for scale) A compact disc (or CD) is an optical disc used to store digital data, originally developed for storing digital audio. ... Disc jockey at a nightclub. ... File sharing is the practice of making files available to other users for download over the Internet and smaller networks. ...

Some charts are specific to a particular musical genre and most to a particular geographical location. The most common period of time covered by a chart is one week, with the chart being printed or broadcast at the end of this time. Summary charts for years and decades are then calculated from their component weekly charts. Component charts have become an increasingly important way to measure the commercial success of individual songs. Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... A Component chart is a chart which is used to calculate a more primary chart. ...

Reviewers often describe records using round number milestones within a chart. For example, a record that peaks at number 7 may be called a "Top 10" hit, even when there is no chart limited to only the top 10 records in that particular location. Generally speaking, a round number is a number that ends with one or more zeroes (0), meaning that they are multiples of 10, 100, 1000, and so on. ... A song which has charted in one of the worlds music charts, or (if a specialist genre of music) had proven popularity. ...

List of World-wide Charts







  • EURO 200 (European Union singles chart)[1]


  • Finland Singles Chart
  • Mitä hittiä
  • YLE Top40




  • Greek IFPI Singles and Albums Charts[2]





  • FIMI Singles Chart[4]
  • Musica & Dischi[5]





  • Amprofon (Album charts)

New Zealand

The Netherlands



  • Polish National Top 50[6]
  • Polish Airplay Chart [7]


  • HitList Portugal


  • Romanian Top 100[8]



  • Promusicae (Album, Singles, Download, Airplay and DVD charts)



  • Ukrainian Airplay[9]

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United States

The ARIA charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association. ... Argentina Top 40 is the ranking of the 40 most played and requested tracks all over the country. ... Ultratop is the name of the official Belgian record charts. ... De Afrekening is a Belgian radio and record chart broadcasting program featured on Studio Brussel (commonly referred to as StuBru). During the program, thirty top-rating alternative tracks are played, with the chart being assembled by the programs audience via a voting poll system. ... Hot100Brasil is an online publisher of various Brazilian music charts. ... The Canadian Hot 100 is a music singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine which ranks songs in Canada. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The CHUM CHART was a ranking of Top 40 songs on CHUM 1050 AM, from 1957 to 1986, and was the longest-running Top 40 chart in the world. ... The Canadian Hit 30 Countdown, often abbreviated CH30, is a Canadian radio countdown show. ... The CT-20, which stands for Christian Top Twenty, is a Christian music countdown. ... The R3-30 is a weekly record chart show on CBC Radio 3, which counts down the weeks top indie rock singles as determined by airplay, listener feedback, and other criteria. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... The Mitä hittiä chart was started in Finland in August 1992 even though there was already an existing Official Finland Singles Chart. ... The Syndicat National de lEdition Phonographique (SNEP) is the inter-professional organisation which protects the interests of the French record industry. ... Template:Media Control Charts The Media Control Charts are the official music charts in Germany. ... The Deutsche Alternative Charts (often referred to as DAC) is the primary record chart for Germanys alternative music scene. ... Mahasz is the Hungarian music industry association, founded in 1992. ... LIMA is an association of record labels and fm radios in Indonesia. ... The Irish Albums Chart is the Irish music industry standard albums popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by Chart-Track. ... The Irish Singles Chart is the Irish music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by Chart-Track. ... Oricon ), also known as Oricon Style, is a Japanese company which provides music industry-related information. ... The Latvian Airplay Charts first began in April 1994. ... logo The Lithuania Airplay Chart (also known as Lietuvos Topas) is a chart released weekly by Lithuania Charts Company in Lithuania. ... Recording Industry Association of New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain... MegaCharts is responsible for the composition and exploitation of a broad collection of charts, of which the Mega Top 50 and the Mega Album Top 100 are the most known ones. ... The Dutch Top 40 (Dutch: Nederlandse Top 40) is a weekly music chart, which started as the Veronica Top 40, because the pirate radio channel Radio Veronica was the first to introduce it. ... The Mega Top 50 is a Dutch music chart, originally started on May 23, 1969 as the Hilversum 3 Top 30. ... Norsktoppen is a musical hit list at NRK Radio. ... VG lista is a norwegian record chart. ... This is a list of number-one hits in Russia by year from Tophit Russian Airplay Chart. ... This is a list of number-one hits in Russia by year from Tophit Moscow Airplay Chart. ... Hitlistan, also known as Topplistan, Singellistan and other names, is the Swedish national singles chart, based on sales data from Grammofonleverantörernas förening. ... Svensktoppen is a musical hit list at Sveriges Radio. ... The UK Albums Chart is a chart of the sales positions of albums in the United Kingdom. ... “British Hit Singles” redirects here. ... Previously Chart Information Network (CIN). ... It has been suggested that Billboard be merged into this article or section. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Billboard 200 is a listing of the 200 highest selling music albums in the United States, published weekly in Billboard magazine. ... Top 40 Mainstream (often also called Mainstream Top 40) is an airplay format from Billboard Magazine. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... This article or section needs to be wikified. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Hot Country Songs is a chart released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ... American Country Countdown -- also known as ACC or American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks -- is an internationally syndicated radio program which counts down the top 40 country songs of the previous week, from No. ...


  1. ^ EURO 200
  2. ^ IFPI Greece.
  3. ^ Mahasz.
  4. ^ FIMI Singles Chart
  5. ^ Musica & Dischi Singles Chart
  6. ^ Polish National Top 50
  7. ^ Polish Airplay Chart
  8. ^ RT100.
  9. ^ FDR.

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The recorder defined in claim 7 and wherein the cam is further profiled to be resiliently engaged by the bail when the door is in its closed position, thereby releasably retaining the door in that position.
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Strip chart recorders consist of a roll or strip of paper that is passed linearly beneath one or more pens.
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