The Global Music Data Alliance, a partnership between Universal and Havas Media, aims to put demographic data to work
Also, Rae Sremmurd's "No Type" climbs the singles chart, during an otherwise quiet week
A new initiative called the Global Music Data Alliance will allow record label to mine consumer data for increased revenue
Taylor Swift, Thom Yorke, Prince and the Beatles are some of the last major acts who won't stream. Here's why
And a country-pop superstar will lead them all
Plus, D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' posts Top Five debut and dominates iTunes
D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah' is primed for a big first week, while Ed Sheeran benefits from a Spotify bump
Taylor Swift still reigns at the top, while the hard-rock legends distance themselves from Spotify
The former Pantera guitarist was shot and killed on stage a decade ago. Could a similar tragedy happen just as easily today?
"You guys decided to give them the worst possible experience," says attorney for plaintiffs in class-action suit
New methodology also boosts Ariana Grande's album back into Top 10
Plus, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars surge with "Uptown Funk"
Plus, is the Billboard chart system getting better or worse?
The changes, which include counting 10 downloads as an album sale, will go into effect next week
The move would give the company an advantage in streaming over competitors like Spotify