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February 16, 2017 - LivePopBars is 6 years old!!!

LivePopBars has continued to grow over the past year and has now had 30.5 million visitors. In 2016 Britney Spears dominated again, despite late runs from Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. Her track "Make Me..." featuring G-Eazy was the most viewed track on the site over the past year. It's the 4th time Britney's army of fans has delivered her the title, following winning performances in 2015, 2013 and 2012.


February 16, 2016 - LivePopBars is 5 years old!!!

Five years on and my personal website has now had 25.6 million visitors. In 2015 Britney Spears reclaimed her position at the top of the chart along with Iggy Azalea. Their track "Pretty Girls" generated the most traffic to the site over the past year. It's the 3rd time Britney has taken the title.


February 16, 2015 - LivePopBars is 4 years old!!!

LivePopBars has had another great year, with visitor numbers now totalling 21 million. For the first time, the top track on the site last year wasn't by Britney Spears or Lady Gaga, with "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift claiming the honour. The all-time record is still held by "Work Bitch".


February 2, 2015 - Premium Data Service launches

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April 24, 2014 - LiveChartTrack launches

LiveChartTrack allows you to search for recent chart movements of all your favourite artists and songs. Simply select the chart, enter the search term and click the button to receive the latest chart update.


February 16, 2014 - LivePopBars is 3 years old!!!

LivePopBars has had a record-breaking 3rd year, with visitor numbers now totalling 15.3 million. The visitor record of "Scream & Shout" by will.i.am and Britney Spears was broken by the Applause/Roar war on the 13th of August, and then again on the 14th. Britney Spears won back her record on September 17th however, obliterating the LivePopBars servers with the release of "Work Bitch".


May 22, 2013 - Spotify charts added

You can now view Spotify streaming charts on LivePopBars for all 28 countries. In addition, a global Spotify streaming chart has been added.


February 16, 2013 - LivePopBars is 2 years old!!!

LivePopBars was launched on the 16th of February 2011, changing the landscape of chartwatching forever.

To date LivePopBars has been visited over 9.3 million times. This year, the visitor record set by Lady Gaga's "Judas" on April 16th, 2011 was finally broken. The release of "Scream & Shout" by will.i.am and Britney Spears smashed the previous record by 15% on November 29th, 2012.

Thank you for your support of LivePopBars during the past year.


December 5, 2012 - 56 New Countries

56 new stores have been added to iTunes. All the regular charts are available via LivePopBars for these new stores. In addition, new Oceania, Africa and Caribbean regional charts have been added. Due to the large number of stores (119), the two World charts now no longer include very small stores, only the top 20-25 stores worldwide. This brings the total number of charts on the site to 11811.


June 28, 2012 - Top 1000+ Videos and Ringtones

You can now view the top 1000+ Music Videos and Ringtones for each country. The old AV page has been deprecated. This brings the total number of charts on the site to 6014.


June 27, 2012 - 12 New iTunes Stores/Top 1000+ Albums

The following new stores have been added to iTunes:

Brunei
Cambodia
Hong Kong
Laos
Macau
Malaysia
Philippines
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Taiwan
Thailand
Vietnam

Tracks, albums and videos charts for these countries have been added.
The Asia chart has also been added, comprising the above countries, plus Japan.
The Top 1000+ Albums chart has also been added for each country and genre, as well as for the new Asian countries. This brings the total number of charts on the site to 5888.


March 1, 2012 - LivePopBars is over 1 year old!!!

LivePopBars was launched on the 16th of February 2011, meaning it just celebrated its first birthday!!!

To date LivePopBars has been visited over 4.5 million times. Visitor numbers peaked on April 16th, 2011 when Lady Gaga's "Judas" was released.

Thank you for your support of LivePopBars during the past year. If there are any features you would like to see added to the site, feel free to use the email at the bottom of the page. Even if your idea sounds crazy it may still be possible.


December 13, 2011 - New Album/Video charts added

Album and Video charts for the new South American countries have now been added. This brings the total number of charts on the site to 4255.


December 13, 2011 - 16 New iTunes Stores

The following new stores have been added to iTunes:

Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Venezuela

Albums and videos charts for these countries coming soon.

The Latin America chart has also been added, comprising the above countries, plus Mexico. This brings the total number of charts on the site to 3155.


September 30, 2011 - 12 New iTunes Stores

The following new stores have been added to iTunes:

Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Estonia
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Malta
Poland
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia

The tracks, albums and videos charts for these countries are now available on LivePopBars. This brings the total number of charts on the site to 2628.


August 22, 2011 - Music Videos and Albums charts

You can now view the music video and albums charts on LivePopBars here. Note that not all countries have a music videos chart, and less genres are available than for tracks. This brings the total number of charts on the site to 1756.


August 21, 2011 - Social Network Integration

Links to track videos on Youtube have been added. This will take you to the video that Youtube deems to be the most relevant, which is mostly, but not always, the official video (if one exists).

You can now also tweet about the current popularity of a track with the click of a button. This is also good for forum posting (just remove the tags). You can also use Twitter to post to your Facebook account here.


July 25, 2011 - Announcements

The forum has been replaced with this announcements page. The old forum can be found here.


June 15, 2011 - Song Previews

You can now listen to previews of every song on all the charts from around the world.


March 11, 2011 - Purchase tracks from iTunes with LivePopBars

You can now go directly to an artist or track page on iTunes using the iTunes buttons in each chart entry. Better yet, any purchase you make on iTunes after clicking the link will support this site, so even if you're not buying music, you can still use these links.


March 11, 2011 - Europe chart

The Europe chart has been added, bringing the total number of charts on the site to 806.


February 23, 2011 - New genre charts added

The number of genre charts listed on LivePopBars has been increased.

The following charts have been added:

Latin
Dance
Soundtrack
Comedy
Electronic
Reggae
Classical
Holiday
New Age
Fitness & Workout
Disney
Easy Listening
Karaoke
Instrumental
Spoken Word
Opera

Bringing the total number of genres to 31, and the total number of charts on the site to 744.


February 16, 2011 - LivePopBars launched!

LivePopBars provides real-time iTunes pop bars for tracks and artists in every iTunes store as well as for the entire world. View charts by country and genre, including overall tracks and artists charts.



LivePopBars email: contact [at] livepopbars [dot] com