Billboard’s Bill Werde Answers Critics of New Chart Rules

Billboard’s Bill Werde Answers Critics of New Chart Rules

On Friday Billboard Magazine’s editorial director Bill Werde was interviewed about various topics, including the controversial new rules (at least in some circles) on how Billboard is tabulating the rankings on country’s “Hot 100” songs chart. Werde himself has been in the cross hairs of some country music fans who are worried the new system favors crossover pop artists.