According to a recent report from NME, Billboard has reconfigured its chart system to track internet radio and any form of streaming media — even YouTube. You read that right. Even if you release albums in the unsigned and indie music scene, Billboard will be watching how many views your song receives on YouTube. This, of course, assumes that you are selling CDs in a way that puts your music in Billboard’s tracking database. Your CD should have a Universal Product Code (UPC), and both the CD and the UPC should be registered with Soundscan. Once you are on Billboard’s radar, their tracking system will be watching how your music performs online.