Billboard Brazil, a Portuguese-language monthly version of Billboard for the Brazilian market, has launched. Published by BPP Promocoes e Publicacoes LTDA, the magazine contains the U.S.-based Hot 100 and Billboard 200 albums charts, but also contains Brazilian radio airplay charts as monitored by Crowley Broadcast Analysis. The service monitors 265 stations in Brazil.

Billboard Brazil's monthly circulation is 40,000. Its first issue is 84 pages long and features Brazilian singer-songwriter Roberto Carlos on the cover. Billboard also has local editions in Russia and Turkey.