Rolling Stone launches new daily and weekly charts

Well, earlier this year, Rolling Stone magazine announced it was going to take on Billboard and launch its own chart system, and that day has come to pass! The Rolling Stones Charts section made it’s debut on July 1. The Rolling Stone Charts are a group of charts, most updated daily and summarized weekly, that track both singles tracks and album sales, the top 500 artists, the top trending songs, and the top breakthrough artists. Some of the charts are done on a daily basis – those tracking sales and play – and other are updated on a weekly or

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::AHEM:: “CHART”-ING A COURSE FOR THE FUTURE…

Yes, I know…TERRIBLE pun…but also irresistible…heh heh heh… As of earlier this week, the TKR Classic Charts have concluded posting for now. You can now access full weekly charts from 1980 through 1993, warts and all, and I urge you to read my write-ups for each year, and send comments and memories of some of the songs listed.  I am still hoping beyond hope that the charts from 1978 and 1979 will turn up somewhere…I am beginning to fear they may be lost, but hopefully not… I have also recently posted a page in the “Classic Charts” section called “The

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IT’S FINALLY HAPPENING! The TKR Classic Charts are coming online!

You know, it has taken me almost a decade to get to this point, and I apologize for that. It’s only because I wanted to present things in the best possible way, and I’ve been trying to come up with a cool and fancy way to bring my old classic charts online. First, I thought it would be cool to reenter them on new grids with cool new logos and such…but that proved to be impossibly time consuming, especially with all I have going throughout the PNRNetworks family. Then, I thought, i’ll scan the charts in and use OCR to

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Billboard. Rolling Stone to compete for chart domination

The charts, they are a changin’…a new battle of charts is brewing… Rolling Stone magazine announced on Friday that beginning Monday May 13, they will launch a new series of charts designed to compete directly with Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart and Billboard 200 album chart, plus charts that track artists and such. Rolling Stone will go one better that the venerable chartmaker has managed over the years – the new Rolling Stone Singles charts will be updated daily, as opposed to weekly as Billboard has always done, even in the present streaming era. Billboard, not to be outdone by

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Back To Life…well. sort of…

Ok well, that was fun wasn’t it? 🙂 I’d planned the site to be down for just a week, and instead it has been down for almost two months, sorry about that! And everything STILL isn’t done – but we’re getting there! First up, I hope everyone likes the revamped look of the site, with news headers for the current stuff on the top, and more precise classification is coming soon. The TKR charts STILL aren’t caught up completely, but they’re getting there! The current TKR chart will be up to date completely by the end of the month. I’ll

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ANOTHER NEW YEAR AND STILL MILES BEHIND…

Another new year is here and if you’ve been reading the posts being posted on all our sites, you know that we were struck with a massive computer failure two weeks ago. The last two weeks have been hell, trying to get back up to speed on all the various sites, and TKR has suffered the most. At the time of the crash, I was almost caught up with the charts, and it is my intention to be caught up with all of them by the end of this coming weekend.   Then, once they’re all finished, I will keep them

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BACK FROM OBLIVION…WELL ALMOST ANYWAY

Hi gang!  Sorry it’s been forever since I was able to update stuff here – things have been crazy around here since my last post – both my wife and I got sick – AGAIN – and work has been a hassle, but we’re almost there. All the current TKR charts will be caught up by next weekend, when the Hot 20 will return with new installments. I hope to have some of the rest of the stuff back in circulation soon as well, but research is a bit longer these days due to the hassles YouTube has with stuff,

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