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).
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:
LICENSING CHART DATA
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 07 855 4148.
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