Earlier in the week, popular video sharing platform YouTube launched a new trending chart for 44 countries worldwide and Kenya is included. The chart offers a real-time view of the hottest new music, this feature also includes top songs, top artistes and top videos.
YouTube has approximately 1.8 billion global monthly users whose music preferences will be reflected in the new and improved charts.
The new YouTube charts include:
Trending (NEW): What’s new and hot in music right now
The Trending chart is updated multiple times a day and provides an instant snapshot of what users are reacting to.
Top Songs: The most played songs on YouTube
The Top Songs chart highlights the number of views of a song on YouTube. Calculated by combining all official versions of a song (official music video, official song used in user-generated content and lyric videos). This chart is updated weekly on Sundays.
Top Artists: The biggest artists on YouTube
The Top Artists chart highlights the most popular artists on YouTube, based on the total views of their: official music video, official song used in user-generated content and lyric videos, official live performances, remixes, album tracks and collaborations. Top Artists is updated weekly on Sundays.
Top Music Videos: The most viewed music videos
The Top Music Videos highlights the most viewed official music videos on the platform. Top Videos is updated weekly on Sundays.