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Meghan Trainor enters charts on streaming alone

US singer Meghan Trainor has become the first act to enter the UK Top 40 Charts based purely on streams of her music. She entered the singles chart at number 33 with All About That Bass, three months after rules changed to count streamed songs towards chart positions. he track racked up 1.17 million streams over the past week. The song is not available for download or physical sale until Monday. […] It was announced in June that songs played on streaming services would count towards the UK’s singles chart – with 100 streams equaling one single purchased. Before that only sales and downloads counted towards chart positions. – BBC News
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