Billboard Brasil

Billboard Brasil
One of the covers of the October 2023 issue, featuring Criolo and Marcelo D2
First issueOctober 14, 2009; 14 years ago (2009-10-14) (first run)
October 13, 2023; 47 days ago (2023-10-13) (relaunch)
Based inSão Paulo
LanguagePortuguese Edit this at Wikidata

Billboard Brasil is the Brazilian edition of the American magazine Billboard. The magazine provides music charts, news, photos and videos related to the music industry. Its charts include the Brasil Hot 100 and the Artistas 25, tracking the most popular songs and artists in various music genres.

First issued in October 2009, Billboard Brasil was the third version affiliated with Billboard. The magazine eventually ceased publication in July 2014, focusing solely on its website until it ceased operations for undisclosed reasons in 2019. The magazine made its return in August 2023, and the first issue of the relaunch was released on October 13, 2023.


2009–2019: Early years and discontinuation

Cover of the first issue of Billboard Brasil (October 14, 2009), featuring Roberto Carlos

Billboard Brasil was first announced in August 2009. It was officially launched by BPP Promoções e Publicações LTDA on October 14, 2009, with a monthly circulation of 40,000 printed copies sold at R$ 8.90. The first issue had 84 pages and featured the singer Roberto Carlos on the cover. Brazil was the third country to launch a print version affiliated with the American Billboard, following Russia and Turkey. Billboard Brasil adopted the basic format of the American magazine, featuring articles about regional and international music, along with regional and international charts, including the Brasil Hot 100 Airplay. These charts were compiled based on analysis reports from Crowley Broadcast Analysis, which monitored 265 radio stations across the Brazil. Crowley had already provided this restricted service to record labels even before the launch of Billboard Brasil. The last printed issue of the magazine was the 49th, published in July 2014. The 50th issue, published in January 2015, was available only in digital format. Subsequently, Billboard Brasil ceased publication and focused solely on its website. The discontinuation of its operations took place in January 2019.

2023–present: Relaunching of Billboard Brasil

Brazil did not have a Billboard's existing music charts after the brand's cessation in 2019 until 2022, when Billboard launched on February 14, 2022 the Hits of the World, a collection of charts around the world that ranks the top 25 songs weekly in more than 40 countries around the globe; part of this collection is the Brazil Songs chart.

On May 15, 2023, it was announced that Billboard Brasil would be relaunched under the Mynd8. The magazine returned in August 2023. Its first issue of the relaunch was released on October 13, 2023. The magazine arrived with four different covers, featuring Criolo and Marcelo D2, Post Malone, Bebe Rexha, and Luísa Sonza.


Chart title Chart type Number of
Brasil Hot 100 streaming 100 Brazil music industry standard song popularity chart
Artistas 25 25 Ranks the top 25 artists

International charts

Chart title Description
Billboard Hot 100 Ranks the top 100 songs in United States based on airplay, digital downloads, and streaming.
Billboard Global 200 Ranks the top songs based on sales and streaming data from more than 200 territories worldwide.

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