ABOUT THE CHART

All Charts are compiled based on physical and digital singles sales and on-demand audio streams collated from music retailers and streaming music providers throughout the country.

RadioScope collects the raw retail and streaming data on which The New Zealand Music Chart is based. For a detailed explanation of the processes and methodology applied, please refer to the Official Chart rules (below).

CERTIFICATIONS

Gold and Platinum certifications are awarded on the basis of over-the-counter retail sales and streaming data.

Current qualifying thresholds are:

The qualifying numbers are:

  Gold Platinum
Singles 15,500 30,000
Albums 7,500 15,000
DVD 2,500 5,000

 

LICENSING CHART DATA

If you are interested in reproducing the Chart data (such as publishing or broadcasting), please see our Terms Of Use page for further information and contact Recorded Music New Zealand Limited on (09) 360 5085.

CHART RULES AND CODES

A set of rules and a member's code (available for download at bottom of page) ensures consistency and legitimacy of the data. All heads of major record companies have signed the rules on behalf of their staff as have those retailers providing data.

CHART RETURN STORES

If you wish to participate as a chart return store for the official New Zealand chart please contact Paul Kennedy at Radioscope by email paulkennedy@radioscope.co.nz or by telephone 0800 022711.

Download the Venue Settlement Form for chart returns.

Download the official New Zealand music chart rules.