World Pop 40 (also known by the abbreviated name POP 40) is an internationally broadcasted show hosted by Richard B (Ricardo Borges), who is also the founder of the independent show. It is currently presented in Contemporary Hit Radio (Top 40) stations from all around the world and distributed by Targetw Networks, rights owner. It can also be heard on the website targetw.com.
The show premiered on October 7, 2007 and since its inauguration is hosted weekly by Richard B, playing the most popular songs of the week in the world. To compile the countdown, the World Pop 40 uses as source the charts provided and published each week by Targetw, based on Radio and TV airplay, downloads and streaming activity. Currently the show also has a TV edition produced weekly, called World Pop 10 with Richard B.