BADEN-BADEN, Germany, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
From today, the MEGA Charts will be published every Friday, just 15 hours after the official data collection deadline, at http://www.charts.de. This makes media control the fastest chart compiler in Germany.
The data collection period for a chart week begins on Friday, which is the standard chart release day worldwide, as stipulated by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). media control collects its data until midnight on Thursday night. By 3pm on the following day, the full MEGA Charts TOP 100 will be published and made freely available at http://www.charts.de. All the analyses and statistics accompanying the MEGA Charts are published by MusikWoche of Busch Entertainment Media, media control's exclusive specialist media partner.
"media control has been the core brand for music charts in Germany for around four decades. With the introduction of the MEGA Charts at the beginning of the year, we are continuing our long tradition of basing our music charts on an up-to-date reflection of music use. The German music charts are comprehensive, in tune with the times and, as of today, more immediate than ever," comments Ulrike Altig, Managing Director of media control GmbH.
media control is based in Baden-Baden and is the charts and market research company of the Kögel Group. It compiles and markets bestseller lists and market research assessments in the fields of music, books, cinema, social media and TV. The full TOP 100 singles, albums, artists and web downloads charts, together with associated percentage barometers, are available at http://www.charts.de.
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