We submit sales reports to SoundScan in North America, Official Charts in the UK, ARIA Charts in Australia, and The Official New Zealand Music Charts. Fresh information is received by SoundScan, Official Charts, and NZ Music Charts on Friday mornings, and by ARIA at the crack of dawn every day.
Nielsen SoundScan is the company behind the Billboard charts, the official charts of the United States. SoundScan also hosts charts for Canada, as well as one for international singles.
The official UK charts are known as, ahem, Official Charts. We send our sales information to them directly.
ARIA Charts, the official charts of Australia, are run by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Recorded Music NZ hosts and handles the data for The Official New Zealand Music Charts.
Here's how to get your sales reported to music charts.