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Billboard Magazine "Charts" Begin: Anniversary, 1940

July 27th, 2024

Company: Billboard Magazine
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Billboard Magazine may have begun in 1894, but it wasn't until 1940 that it started to take a deeper look into music culture and what was driving trends. The magazine printed its first “Chart Line” tracking the best-selling records of the day. Through the years different charts evolved for different genres and formats.

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