Since Billboard published its first music chart in 1940, music fans have turned to the influential entertainment brand to find out what’s currently popular. Through their recent partnership with Twitter, however, Billboard is taking the idea of “currently” to a whole new level.

Billboard is now aiming to redefine how music fans interact with and influence popular content. They’re ranking the most popular songs being shared on Twitter in the U.S. and then sharing their findings on several new “real-time” charts: Billboard Twitter Trending 140, Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists, and the weekly Billboard Twitter Top Tracks.


Visit iQ by Intel to read more Billboard’s new real-time charts, including how they are calculated and what you can do to get your favorite artist to the top!

This is another is a series of articles written by LAmb co-founder Kristin Houser in conjunction with the iQ by Intel series to explore the link between technology and music.