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International Charts Analysis: Sia trumps Rihanna on worldwide charts Gated Content

New albums from Rihanna, Sia and Dream Theater and the debut release from Charlie Puth helped to shake things up ...

by Alan Jones
on Feb 5th 2016 at 8:51PM
Why Tidal might not be the car crash you think it is

Why Tidal might not be the car crash you think it is

Streaming service Tidal, it seems fair to say, has suffered a few missteps since its ill-fated launch. There was the ...

by Mark Sutherland
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 7:45AM
David Bowie

International Charts Analysis: David Bowie Still Rules Worldwide Charts Gated Content

With new releases This Is Acting by Sia and Anti by Rihanna forming a formidable triumvirate with Adele's already stellar ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 29th 2016 at 9:58PM
Official Charts Analysis: Bowie album chart domination continues

Official Charts Analysis: Bowie album chart domination continues Gated Content

David Bowie's domination of the album chart continues, and even intensifies, with Blackstar No.1 for the third time on sales ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 29th 2016 at 6:00PM
Official Charts Analysis: Shawn Mendes maintains grip on top spot

Official Charts Analysis: Shawn Mendes maintains grip on top spot Gated Content

Its sales growing for the 10th week in a row, Stitches completes an easy second week at No.1 for 17-year-old ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 29th 2016 at 6:00PM
David Bowie

International Charts Analysis: Bowie's Blackstar dominates charts worldwide

After debuting at No.1 in Belgium (both Flanders and Wallonia), Croatia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand and ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 8:58PM
David Bowie

Official Charts Analysis: David Bowie still No.1 album

In the first full chart week to elapse since his untimely death on January 10 - just two days after ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 6:00PM
Official Charts Analysis: Shawn Mendes's Stitches dethrones Justin Bieber's Love Yourself

Official Charts Analysis: Shawn Mendes's Stitches dethrones Justin Bieber's Love Yourself

In a closely contested battle for chart honours, Justin Bieber's Love Yourself is dethroned for the second time, as compatriot ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 6:00PM
David Bowie

International Charts Analysis: David Bowie impacts worldwide charts Gated Content

David Bowie's death – announced on Monday, just three days after his 69th birthday, had a major impact on the ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 15th 2016 at 11:35PM
Let's Dance

Official Charts Analysis: David Bowie's UK chart life

Drafting provisional observations for this week's chart analysis on Sunday, I had already made note that David Bowie would become ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 11th 2016 at 5:30PM
Justin Bieber

Official Charts Analysis: Bieber returns to singles summit Gated Content

After the advent aberration that saw A Bridge Over You reach No.1, normal service is resumed on the singles chart, ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 1st 2016 at 6:00PM
Adele

Official Charts Analysis: Adele still No.1, Beatles streams surge Gated Content

No surprises at the top of the album chart, with Adele's 25 cruising to its sixth straight week at No.1 ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 1st 2016 at 6:00PM
NHS

Official Charts Analysis: Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir score Christmas No.1 Gated Content

Two years after it was originally touted as a Christmas No.1, Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir's A Bridge Over You ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 26th 2015 at 12:59PM
Aurora

The 12 syncs of Christmas

For many media commentators Christmas kicks in with the first screening of the new John Lewis TV commercial … and ...


on Dec 16th 2015 at 3:15PM
International Chart Analysis: A Head Full Of Dreams is No.2 in the UK, The Netherlands and Belgium

International Chart Analysis: A Head Full Of Dreams is No.2 in the UK, The Netherlands and Belgium Gated Content

Don't blame Adele. The release of a new album by Coldplay is customarily followed by an impressive array of number ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 11th 2015 at 6:52PM
Official Airplay Analysis: Coldplay return to No.1

Official Airplay Analysis: Coldplay return to No.1 Gated Content

Dethroning Adele's Hello for the second time, Coldplay's Adventure Of A Lifetime returns to the top of the radio airplay ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 11th 2015 at 6:28PM
Official Charts Analysis: Bieber repeats at No.1

Official Charts Analysis: Bieber repeats at No.1 Gated Content

Justin Bieber extends his lock on the top two places on the singles chart to three weeks, with Love Yourself ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 11th 2015 at 6:21PM
Official Charts Analysis: Adele beats Coldplay

Official Charts Analysis: Adele beats Coldplay Gated Content

Still in a league of its own, Adele's 25 romps to a deceptively easy third week atop the album chart ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 11th 2015 at 6:12PM
Official Charts Analysis: Sales of 25 continue at a pace with 439,337 in its second week

Official Charts Analysis: Sales of 25 continue at a pace with 439,337 in its second week Gated Content

ALBUMS
After selling upwards of 800,000 copies on its first week on release, Adele's third album, 25, continued to sell ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 4th 2015 at 6:00PM
Adele

Official Airplay Analysis: Adele returns to No.1 on radio despite decline in plays Gated Content

In a week when there are no new entries to the Top 10 of the radio airplay chart, and only ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 4th 2015 at 1:53PM
International Charts Analysis: Adele's 25 trounces global competition - except in Hungary and Japan

International Charts Analysis: Adele's 25 trounces global competition - except in Hungary and Japan Gated Content

Still number one on iTunes in 103 of the 111 territories in which Apple sells music at the time of ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 27th 2015 at 8:30PM
Official Charts Analysis: Adele special

Official Charts Analysis: Adele special Gated Content

Breaking numerous records in its whirlwind wake, Adele's third studio album 25 annihilated the competition last week, surging to sales ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 27th 2015 at 6:00PM
Official Airplay Analysis: Coldplay ends Adele's four week reign at radio

Official Airplay Analysis: Coldplay ends Adele's four week reign at radio Gated Content

Dipping 18-23 on the OCC chart where it peaked on debut a fortnight ago at number 14, Coldplay's Adventure Of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 5:18PM