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YouTube Era Creates New Metric For Billboard's 'Top 100'

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Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea speaks with Silvio Pietroluongo of Billboard Magazine about the recent changes to the formula for the "Hot 100" chart. Billboard now incorporates the number of views on YouTube to determine the top songs in the country.
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