In the FAQ we cover the frequently asked questions. Should you not be able to answer your question, you can reach us at @starfrosch or by email.
Licensing and reuse
Especially for you to monetize content, we created the #hot111 Modify Commercially Charts. They are sortable by genre, check them out.
You can use the Royalty Free Music in YouTube videos, Twitch videos or your multimedia projects as long as you respect the Creative Commons Licenses.
Please use proper attribution/credits, when you reuse a track. You can use the red “Copy Credits” button on every tracks detail page.
BY: Attribute the Artist
NC: Non Commercial Usage only
ND: No Derviates
SA: Share Alike under the Creative Commons license
You can find detailed explanations on every details page on the #hot111 charts. Please read the terms closely.
The CC licenses are modular.
Creators choose a set of conditions they wish to apply to their work.
Attribution Attribution (by)
All CC licenses require that others who use your work in any way must give you credit the way you request, but not in a way that suggests you endorse them or their use. If they want to use your work without giving you credit or for endorsement purposes, they must get your permission first.
ShareAlike ShareAlike (sa)
You let others copy, distribute, display, perform, and modify your work, as long as they distribute any modified work on the same terms. If they want to distribute modified works under other terms, they must get your permission first.
NonCommercial NonCommercial (nc)
You let others copy, distribute, display, perform, and (unless you have chosen NoDerivatives) modify and use your work for any purpose other than commercially unless they get your permission first.
NoDerivatives NoDerivatives (nd)
You let others copy, distribute, display and perform only original copies of your work. If they want to modify your work, they must get your permission first.
If your track has been illegally shared, contact us, we will react asap.
Hotrank is the way we calculate the popularity for the #hot111 charts.
At the moment it is influenced by downloads, streams, favorites, the published date, Facebook shares and likes, Last.fm plays, Last.fm listeners, YouTube plays and YouTube favorites.
Short: It beats the shit out of the internet.
It’s not Creative Commons licensed.
It’s not downloadable.
It’s not popular enough.
It’s too old.
You cheated with the stats.
The API’s had some glitch.