YouTube Plays Will Now Count
Unsigned artists may have a chance to rank on Billboard 200 via YouTube plays. This new rule will allow streams to count towards Billboard 200 charts. This should be interesting if you have a huge following on YouTube, it could greatly impact the chance of charting on Billboard 200. If you’re an artist, right now would be a good time to start building your YouTube and release songs. A viral video or song could potentially help you chart and become the next big star!
User generated clips will also play a role in helping you go Gold and Platinum.
Source: Hits Daily Double