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Kid Albums (formerly known as Top Kid Audio) is a music chart published weekly by Billboard magazine which ranks the top selling children's music albums in the United States. The chart debuted on the issue dated September 9, 1995. It originally began as a 15-position chart, but has now been expanded to 25. Rankings are compiled by point-of-purchase sales obtained by Nielsen Soundscan data and from legal digital downloads from an all music digital retailers.
The Kid Albums chart features full-length albums that are geared towards children or teenage audiences. Some of the genres can extend from baby music, like lullabies, to soundtracks for films that are targeted to children of the age 5-9 to pop, teen pop and other subdivisions of it. Studio albums, EPs, compilation albums and soundtracks are also eligible for the chart.
- "Billboard Kid Albums". Billboard.com. September 9, 1995. p. 1. Retrieved July 31, 2009.