22 February, 2013@5:16 am
After Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” went viral over the last two weekends, fans created their own 30 second videos of themselves dancing to the song, being copied over and over again, with new variations each time (for better or for worse). With the videos spreading the track like wildfire, Baauer’s Mad Decent single has unsurprisingly landed at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, as predicted it would.
According to Billboard, “YouTube streaming data is now factored into the chart, enhancing a recipe that includes digital download track sales (and physical singles sales), as tracked by Nielsen SoundScan, as well as terrestrial radio airplay, on-demand audio streaming, and online radio streaming, as tracked by Nielsen BDS.”
“Harlem Shake” is only the 21st song to debut at No. 1 on the Hot 100, and is also the first song to top the chart by an “unknown” artist, prior to landing.
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