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(Last Update: 11.08.2017)


Data source:

As data basis the officially published weekchart and yearchart of the respective country was consulted.

Point calculation of the chart analysis:

Normal:
This chart option creates the most realistic chart order in comparison to the sales order. Only the songs are regarded, which reached the weekly Top10.
The appropriate songs receive then the following points:
1. Place = 18 Points
2. Place = 15 Points
3. Place = 12 Points
4. Place = 8 Points
5. Place = 7 Points
  6. Place = 6 Points
  7. Place = 5 Points
  8. Place = 4 Points
  9. Place = 3 Points
10. Place = 2 Points
Easy:
This chart option are used at many homepages and TV chart shows. Only the songs are regarded, which reached the weekly Top10.
The appropriate songs receive then the following points:
1. Place = 10 Points
2. Place = 9 Points
3. Place = 8 Points
4. Place = 7 Points
5. Place = 6 Points
  6. Place = 5 Points
  7. Place = 4 Points
  8. Place = 3 Points
  9. Place = 2 Points
10. Place = 1 Point
Complete:
With this chart option the complete weekly chart will be regarded.
The appropriate songs receive then the following points:
1. Place = 100 Points
2. Place = 99 Points
3. Place = 98 Points
4. Place = 97 Points
5. Place = 96 Points
  6. Place = 95 Points
  7. Place = 94 Points
  8. Place = 93 Points
  9. Place = 92 Points
  ...

These weekly determined points are summed up for the selected period and reported in my charts.


German Single-Charts:

Period (Week/Year): from 01/1956 No.1-Hits
from 27/1959 Monthly-Top20
from 36/1959 Monthly-Top30
from 44/1959 Monthly-Top50
from 06/1965 14-Days-Top40
from 02/1971 Top50
from 02/1980 Top75
from 34/1989 till 32/2017 Top100
additional:
  1930-1958 many hits (without Chartpos.!)
  1959-1990 many DDR-Songs (without Chartpos.!)
Remark:
  All charts are extrapolated to weekly charts
  for a better comparison !
  In CW 20/2015 are 2 charts issued,
  because the enquiry period was shifted!
Number of Artists: 8567
Number of Songs: 22853
Number of Position Entries: 236638 (Last Update: 11.08.2017)

German Longplay-Charts:

Period (Week/Year): from 27/1962 Monthly-No.1-Hits
from 01/1977 14-Days-No.1-Hits
from 38/1977 14-Days-Top15
from 36/1978 Top15
from 03/1992 till 32/2017 Top100
additional:
  1962-1991 all Albums of Top 75/100 with MaxPos
Remark:
  All charts are extrapolated to weekly charts
  for a better comparison !
  In CW 20/2015 are 2 charts issued,
  because the enquiry period was shifted!
Number of Artists: 5646
Number of Albums: 19686
Number of Position Entries: 149798 (Last Update: 11.08.2017)

Bavarian Single-Charts:

Period (Week/Year): from 01/1981 Top10
from 23/1992 Top15
from 40/1996 Top20
from 40/2005 Top30
from 01/2009 Top20
from 02/2016 till 08/2017 Top25
Number of Artists: 2403
Number of Songs: 4371
Number of Position Entries: 32319 (Last Update: 02.03.2017)

UK Single-Charts:

Period (Week/Year): from 01/1950 Top10
from 33/1952 Top12
from 40/1954 Top20
from 15/1956 Top30
from 11/1960 Top50
from 01/1970 Top40
from 24/1999 Top75
from 01/2011 till 21/2017 Top100
Number of Artists: 9922
Number of Songs: 27017
Number of Position Entries: 175889 (Last Update: 26.05.2017)

French Single-Charts:

Period (Week/Year): from 44/1984 Top50
from 09/1998 till 52/2016 Top100
Number of Artists: 4775
Number of Songs: 10098
Number of Position Entries: 133254 (Last Update: 14.01.2017)

MTV Europe Single-Charts:

Period (Week/Year): from 34/1991 till 52/2016 Top20
Number of Artists: 1400
Number of Songs: 2753
Number of Position Entries: 26013 (Last Update: 08.01.2017)

USA Single-Charts:

Period (Week/Year): from 01/1940 No.1-Hits
from 31/1972 Top40
from 12/1999 Top100
from 13/2001 Top50
from 10/2003 till 08/2017 Top100
Number of Artists: 4990
Number of Songs: 12410
Number of Position Entries: 145878 (Last Update: 02.03.2017)
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