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International Charts Analysis: Mark Knopfler debuts at No.1 in the Netherlands

International Charts Analysis: Mark Knopfler debuts at No.1 in the Netherlands Gated Content

Madonna's 13th studio album Rebel Heart failed to top the UK chart or the US chart on debut, settling for ...

by Alan Jones
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:42AM
International Charts Analysis: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds see Top 10 success in Australia

International Charts Analysis: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds see Top 10 success in Australia Gated Content

As leaders of Oasis and Porcupine Tree, Noel Gallagher and Steven Wilson have enjoyed differing fortunes, particularly in the UK ...

by Alan Jones
on Mar 16th 2015 at 10:31AM
Sam Smith

Sam Smith tops first streaming integrated UK Albums Chart

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In an historic album chart - which incorporates the influences of both the 34th annual Brit Awards and, for ...

by Alan Jones
on Mar 1st 2015 at 7:36PM
Ella Henderson

BRIT nominations: New girls get the nod

None of the nominees in this year’s BRITs British Female Solo Artist list make it into the Album of the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 19th 2015 at 4:48PM
International Charts Analysis: Meghan Trainor's Title first hit album of 2015

International Charts Analysis: Meghan Trainor's Title first hit album of 2015 Gated Content

All About That Bass was one of the break-out hits of 2014 globally, and with follow-up Lips Are Movin now ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 19th 2015 at 9:35AM
Ben Haenow

Official Charts Analysis: X Factor's Ben Haenow lands the Christmas No.1 Gated Content

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, with the year's biggest selling album, X by Ed Sheeran, cementing its ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 8:49AM
Uptown Funk

Official Charts Analysis: Mark Ronson scores first No.1 single as Uptown Funk! sells 118,117 Gated Content

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Its release brought forward after Fleur East's X Factor cover topped iTunes' chart, Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk! (feat. Bruno ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:39AM
Olly Murs Never Been Better

Official Charts analysis: Olly Murs becomes second X Factor graduate to score three No.1s Gated Content

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A  week after One Direction became the first X Factor graduates to post three number one albums, Olly Murs ...

by Alan Jones
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:14AM
One Direction Four

Official Charts analysis: 1D land fourth consecutive No.1 LP as Four sells 141,780 Gated Content

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There are emphatic debuts atop both the singles and albums charts this week, with One Direction scoring the number ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:14AM
Wake Me Up Children In Need

Official Charts analysis: Wake Me Up returns to singles summit as Children In Need charity track Gated Content

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In a singles chart that celebrated its 62nd birthday last week, more than 30 songs have topped the chart ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 17th 2014 at 10:21AM
Official Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran pips Calvin Harris to No.1 on albums

Official Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran pips Calvin Harris to No.1 on albums Gated Content

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Some you win, some you lose…After completing a 19 week chart gestation to reach the top of the singles ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:38AM
Taylor Swift 1989

Official Charts Analysis: Taylor Swift tops albums with 90,336 sales of 1989 Gated Content

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Taylor Swift has gone pop and gone stratospheric with fifth studio album 1989 set to sell upwards of a ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 11:42AM
Meghan Trainor All About That Bass

Official Charts Analysis: Trainor matches Clean Bandit for longest-running No.1 single of 2014 Gated Content

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Meghan Trainor's All About That Bass enjoys an easy fourth week atop the singles chart on sales of 82,163 ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 27th 2014 at 9:52AM
Ella Henderson Chapter One

Official Charts Analysis: Henderson's debut LP tops charts with 43,824 sales Gated Content

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The X Factor seventh season third placed act One Direction fail to land their much-anticipated fourth number one single ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:25AM