What the Billboard Hot 100 Says About Diversity and Inclusion

The phrase “music brings people together”, has been in our conscious for decades but there is a literal truth to this notion when you look at what we buy and what we hold onto.

Less than 3 percent of the 1,086 songs that have reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart have spent at least 10 weeks there. As a self-professed Billboard geek, this…