Methodology, Policies and History of TurnTable Top 50
The TurnTable Top 50 is a standard music chart for the Nigerian music industry, published weekly by TurnTable Charts. Chart rankings are based on combination of radio play, TV play and streaming in Nigeria. The first issue of the chart will be launched on Monday, November 9, 2020.
TurnTable Charts published its first weekly chart, the Top Airplay Chart, on July 9, 2020. The chart ranks the most popular songs on radio across Nigeria, with data provided by Radiomonitor.
The second weekly chart launched by the publication is the Top Streaming Chart, which combines the three major freemium platforms in Nigeria. The chart was launched on July 13, 2020.
TurnTable Charts launched the TV Top Songs Chart, on September 7, 2020. The chart ranks the most popular songs on cable TV across Nigeria.
The tracking week for the three components of TurnTable Top 50 is Friday to Thursday; the tracking week begins on Friday (to coincide with Global New Music Friday) and ends on Thursday.
Each chart is dated the week in which it’s published, i.e. the first issue of the chart will be dated November 9, 2020, which represents the chart week of November 9 - 15.
More chart policies will be formulated as consumption evolves and more data points are incorporated.
The TurnTable Top 50 is ranked by radio airplay audience impression as measured by Radiomonitor/Media Planning Service, TV airplay audience impression measured by Radiomonitor/Media Planning Service and streaming activity tracked by TurnTable Charts.
The three component charts that contribute to the overall
Top 50 are; Top Airplay Chart, TV Top Songs Chart, and Top Streaming Chart.
The chart combines 54 radio stations for its radio airplay component, with only radio stations with streaming service incorporated as of now. It combines five cable channels for its TV airplay component and streaming component combines the three major freemium platforms in Nigeria.
More data point will be incorporated into the
Top 50 with time.