The Official Singles Chart may be facing a monumental shakeup in the coming months.
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BBC Radio 1’s playlist boss Chris Price has declared that he feels the singles chart has become stagnant after learning that the same five songs have occupied the top five for the greater part of the last few weeks.
Hits Daily Double breaks his solution to this problem down with…
He wants to discount curated playlist streams from the chart or include radio airplay. “That would bring the U.K. chart into line with most other charts in the world, actually, including the U.S. chart—which has included radio airplay for decades,” he told NME.
Today’s chart system uses a sales and streaming system (100 streams count as one sale) and would follow in the footsteps of the Billboard charts if it announced plans to throw airplay figures into the mix.
The Official Charts Company is yet to respond to Price’s suggestion.