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What's trending? YouTube Charts launched in India

YouTube Charts will showcase trending music lists, top songs, artists and music videos.

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Updated: Sep 16, 2019, 12.50 PM IST
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YouTube charts, available in 56 countries, have more than 2 billion global monthly users and 265 million users in India.
YouTube, on Monday, launched YouTube Charts in India. The feature will showcase country-specific trending music lists, top songs, artists and music videos.

YouTube charts, available in 56 countries, have more than 2 billion global monthly users and 265 million users in India.

The video streaming platform wants it to be the go-to destination to see what’s popular, rising and trending both locally in India and globally.

"We're in the golden age of music in India. It's stunning to watch Indian artists flex their creative muscle around the world, constantly taking top spots in our global music charts," Lyor Cohen, Global Head of Music at YouTube, said while talking about bring YouTube Charts to the country.

"Week to week in 2019, on average 20% of the entries on the Global Top Songs chart have featured Indian artists," Pawan Agarwal, Head of Music Partnerships, YouTube & Google Play, India and South Asia added.

Several Indian music stars including Guru Randhawa, Badshah, Arijit Singh and Neha Kakkar have reached the YouTube music country charts in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, along with the global chart, over the course of the last year.

YouTube Charts are also available on YouTube Music.

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