Nielsen RingScan

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Nielsen RingScan is a weekly point-of-sale tracking service of ringtones and is offered by Nielsen Mobile, a division of a Nielsen Entertainment. RingScan currently reports on polyphonic, master and voice ringtones and will expand to include ringbacks and other types of ringtones. RingScan is utilized as the source material for Billboard Magazine's weekly ringtone charts.

How Nielsen RingScan tracks sales[edit]

Full sales data is collected weekly from point-of-sale retailers, being mobile carriers and direct-to-consumer companies. The data is aggregated to produce sales reports for each market represented in RingScan.

Top Selling Ringtones[edit]

Top 10 Polyphonic Ringtone – 2005 [2]
Rank Song Artist
1 Candy Shop 50 Cent
2 Lovers and Friends Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz
3 Super Mario Brothers Game Theme
4 Just A Lil Bit 50 Cent
5 Drop It Like It's Hot Snoop Dogg
6 Wait (The Whisper Song) Ying Yang Twins
7 Step Ciara
8 Halloween Movie Theme
9 Gold Digger Kanye West
10 We Belong Together Mariah Carey

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