YouTube Will Stop Counting Looped Songs in Streaming Totals

According to Pitchfork, the video streaming service will no longer allow the views of snippet videos and looped songs to contribute to the total number of streams for a song or single. […] Lyor Cohen, who is the Global Head of Music at YouTube, confirmed the news as well, letting fans and artists know that those views won’t count towards a song’s numbers. “We’ve stopped that from happening,” he states. – Lindsey India, XXL Magazine