How Pentatonix, Ariana Grande & More Are Helping to Jingle In a New Era of Holiday Hits: Chart Beat Podcast


Nielsen’s Haley Jones & Jon Miller be part of to debate traits concerning the sounds of the season.

Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast, the place every week co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson, from the Billboard charts division, talk about why what's on the charts … is on the charts, whereas additionally present chart motion in a historic context for even larger insights.

This week, Gary and Trevor welcome Haley Jones, director of radio, Nielsen Music, and Jon Miller, vp viewers insights, Nielsen Audio, to debate the most recent traits about vacation music, by way of streaming and radio airplay. In addition to the classics, newer songs by the likes of Pentatonix, Ariana Grande, Sia and extra might change into a extra established a part of the season's soundtrack, as their notable streaming totals might translate to extra radio airplay, courtesy of attentive programmers.

Plus, Gary and Trevor chat about Travis Scott's first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1, "Sicko Mode," and Billboard's bounty of year-end charts, as Drake reigns as 2018's high artist; his "God's Plan" is the Hot 100's No. 1 track of the 12 months; and Taylor Swift's repute is the Billboard 200's high album of 2018.

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