TikTok and Billboard are partnering to launch an official TikTok Billboard High 50 Chart that tracks the most well-liked songs on the short-form video-sharing app, the corporate introduced at present.
The chart will measure the most well liked songs on the platform every week primarily based on the variety of views, consumer engagement and what number of movies are made utilizing the music. To view TikTok’s High 50 Chart, customers can both go to the TikTok app or the Billboard web site. It will likely be up to date each Thursday morning. TikTok and Billboard will solely monitor trending songs within the U.S.
At present, Sexyy Purple’s music “SkeeYee” takes the primary spot on the chart, with Doja Cat’s “Paint the City Purple” in second and Taylor Swift’s “August” claiming third place.
The brand new chart underscores the impression that the platform continues to have on the music trade, serving to many rising artists turn out to be viral sensations, together with Lil Nas X, Tai Verdes, Benee and Loren Grey, amongst others. TikTok additionally boosted the recognition of older songs like Kate Bush’s “Operating Up That Hill.”
“The chart provides a transparent image of the music that’s being listened to on TikTok, and consequently beginning to pattern on DSPs and different companies,” mentioned Ole Obermann, World Head of Music Enterprise Improvement at TikTok, in a press release.
Billboard additionally tracks songs from different platforms, resembling X, previously often known as Twitter. The chart known as the Sizzling Trending Songs chart and, as of this writing, sees Olivia Rodrigo management the highest three spots together with her latest songs, “The Grudge,” “Fairly Isn’t Fairly” and “Logical.” The music publication beforehand had an analogous chart for MySpace.
Earlier this month, TikTok introduced a digital expertise present on TikTok Reside to reward aspiring artists from all over the world.