William Gruger

Billboard Social/Streaming Charts Manager

William Gruger is the social/streaming charts manager for Billboard. He writes about the intersection of music and technology for both Billboard.com and Billboard.biz. Gruger has worked at online music analytics provider Next Big Sound and digital agency Carrot Creative.

Chris Brown, Billboard 2014.

Chris Brown Rebounds on Social 50 Chart

Chris Brown re-enters the Social 50 chart at No. 22 after a one-week hiatus from the tally, thanks to a flurry of promotion tied to the upcoming release of his sixth studio album, X.
Chris Brown, Billboard 2014.

Chris Brown Rebounds on Social 50 Chart

Chris Brown re-enters the Social 50 chart at No. 22 after a one-week hiatus from the tally, thanks to a flurry of promotion tied to the upcoming release of his sixth studio album, X.
Ferguson Protests, 2014.

Ferguson Protest Songs Impact Real-Time Charts

The protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 have been an important topic of online conversation on Twitter, particularly among the hip-hop community. The Game's "Don't Shoot" is the latest Ferguson protest song to hit the Billboard Twitter charts.
Ferguson Protests, 2014.

Ferguson Protest Songs Impact Real-Time Charts

The protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 have been an important topic of online conversation on Twitter, particularly among the hip-hop community. The Game's "Don't Shoot" is the latest Ferguson protest song to hit the Billboard Twitter charts.

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