Talk:Countdown (MuchMusic)

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If anyone is interested, I have a some archives of MuchMusic Countdown Charts that don't appear to be found on the world wide web. I have no website to put them on though. It would be a great link for the site. The charts are on an excel file. Agdonald 12:00, 23 November 2006 (UTC)


This article needs some massive cleanup...sounds like something written by a 5 year old Vikramsidhu 04:32, 14 February 2006 (UTC)

  • Totally right. Not all the trivia is correct either. -- 00:21, 13 July 2006 (UTC)

In 1991, Bryan Adams- Everything I DO entered the chart at 18 as the highest debut. Please correct me if I am wrong. But I am sure that there have been many high debuts on the countdown.

U2's Discotheque and Metallica's Until It Sleeps entered at 18 as well. And I don't have any examples but I really doubt that 9 spots was the biggest jump.


There was an error made recently concerning the highest debut, saying that Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" debuted at #7, making it the highest debut. But according to MuchMusic's new search feature for the Countdown on the official site, the video actually debuted at #22 in December of 2001, then moved up to #15 over the course of three weeks, & then disappeared for a week in January before coming back in at #7. This is most likely an oversight caused by Much, as their search function seems to be off a little concerning the end of each year. More likely, Kylie's vid went from #15 to #7, but Much accidentally said it was a debut. Whatever the case, since the video originally debuted at #22, it still doesn't hold the record.

Of course, this doesn't mean that "Until It Sleeps" & "Missing" hold the records as well, but I still have yet to search the archives & find any real proof.

Coincidentally, if all of the information Much has provided in their new search engine is true, large amounts of trivia here are either false or needed to be added on, such as Britney having the most # of weeks at the top (2 other videos hold that claim), & Mobile dropping from #1 & ascending back up over time (other videos have done that as well). SlyDante 15:02, 17 March 2007 (UTC)


Hi! I'd just like to clarify that the information in the triva section is from valid information from 1995 - present (as noted at the top of the trivia section). I wouldn't claim that the much music online archives is completely reliable just yet. Let them work out the bugs for a while yet to come; the search feature is only a couple weeks old as of March 19th, 2007, and they are still adding information for other years as well. Agdonald 1:19, 20 March 2007 (UTC)


Hey, does anyone know what happened to the "Number Ones" Link? I was relying on those to be up here, but they're not anymore. I would appreciate it if they could be put back on... Thank you.

Please see Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/MuchMusic_Countdown_number-one_videos_of_1988. Because Wikipedia is an encyclopedia, there are certain things that Wikipedia is not. Another problem with those lists, which does not seem to have been raised in that discussion, is copyright. Pan Dan 14:53, 13 May 2007 (UTC)
Alright. In that case, would someone put those links back on and footnote the links to as the official source for the Official Much Music Countdown archives. That way if solves one of those problems. The link Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/MuchMusic_Countdown_number-one_videos_of_1988 states that it should not be modified any longer, so I can't post my comment there, but I'd link to clarify that this is the Official Much Music Countdown in Canada, but the only charts that have any factual representation are sales charts (which to my knowledge, is done only by Neilson SoundScan in Canada). The list are notable because they are aired weekly on National Television and people watch it. I've search the World Wide Web for a while and I can't find any other sites that hosts an archive of #1 songs from Much Music Countdown, so I have good faith those songs were tabulated from the official archives (just site them). Is there any other reasons people took down the links?
I'm not sure I understand the request in your second sentence. The external link is already listed in the article. Feel free to edit the article yourself! Pan Dan 15:46, 13 May 2007 (UTC)
I was requesting that we "site" the links to the website. That "fixes" the copyrite problem you mentioned. I can't site thiese links because the links have been deleted.
Still not sure what links you're referring to. If you need to retrieve any of the content that was on the pages that were deleted, you will need to go to deletion review. Pan Dan 16:09, 13 May 2007 (UTC)

Cleanup tag[edit]

This entire article is original research and made-up stuff. Where is the part about, you know, how the chart is compiled? Is it sales? Airplay? Or is it just a bunch of executives who work at MuchMusic who work in conjunction with record labels? How is this chart official in any way? - eo 01:34, 2 May 2007 (UTC)

Proposal to delete most of Records section[edit]

The entire Records section is unreferenced and unverifiable facts, plus that it does not add much to our knowledge. Many of the "facts" may also be erroneous or even if factual, irrelevant. I have cleaned up some of the obvious irrelevant information and have grave doubt about the rest. werldwayd (talk) 07:31, 17 October 2010 (UTC)