How do I become a Billboard chart reporter?
To report to one of the Billboard monitored airplay charts, a radio station must first be monitored by BDSradio. Billboard then has requirements for the percentage of currents and ratings for chart reporters. BDS also maintains a series of Indicator airplay charts that combine monitored stations as well as non-monitored stations who manually report their playlist each week.
How can I see which stations report to the Billboard airplay charts?
To see which radio stations and network channels report to the Billboard airplay charts: In BDSradio go to Charts/Panels: Choose the chart you're interested in: In BDSradio from Charts/Format Chart you can also click on the number of stations ...
What is a Building Chart?
In BDSradio from Charts/Format Chart click on "Building" to see a Building Chart. A Building Chart "builds" each day towards the full 7-day chart. So if the 7-day official chart is based on a Monday-Sunday chart week, on Tuesday the Building Chart ...
What is the methodology used for BDS/Billboard Charts?
Billboard charting criteria and definitions used in BDS products can be found in the link below. Charting Criteria & Definitions (Billboard) The following Billboard airplay charts are ranked based on spins (or detections): Gospel Christian AC ...
Why is my station no longer listed as a chart reporter in BDS products?
Downtime is defined as at least 45 minutes during which BDS is unable to accurately monitor a radio station, network or channel. Some causes of Downtime include: hardware crash or power outage at BDS monitor site loss of communication with BDS ...
What do the colors on a BDSRealtime Building Chart represent?
On the BDSRealtime Building Chart a rank highlighted in green represents a song that has moved up in position on the chart at some point during the current day. A rank highlighted in red represents a song that has moved down in position on the chart ...