CTIA announced today that is sponsoring ringtone sales charts from Billboard, the top music trade publication. The ringtone chart will debut November 6th in Billboard, using data from Consect.
Beginning next week, Billboard will publish the Top 20 ringtone sales for each week. The Ringtone Chart will list information such as song title, artist, previous week's position and number of weeks on the chart.
Ringtone sales are a $300 million business in the US, and a $3 billion business worldwide.