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International Charts Analysis: Flowers hits Top 20 in Ireland, Australia and Netherlands

International Charts Analysis: Flowers hits Top 20 in Ireland, Australia and Netherlands

Number one in three countries last week, Mumford & Sons' third album Wilder Mind slips 1-2 in Canada and The ...

by Alan Jones
on May 26th 2015 at 10:30AM
Official Charts Analysis: Brandon Flowers scores sixth No.1 with The Desired Effect

Official Charts Analysis: Brandon Flowers scores sixth No.1 with The Desired Effect Gated Content

ALBUMS
57 today, Paul Weller might have hoped that his birthday would coincide with Saturns Pattern delivering his seventh career ...

by Alan Jones
on May 25th 2015 at 3:51PM
Mumford

Official Charts Analysis: OMI's Cheerleader spends third week at No.1

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After changing hands for a record 19 times in a row, leadership of the album chart this week remains ...

by Alan Jones
on May 18th 2015 at 11:56AM
Mumford

International Charts Analysis: Mumford & Sons hold on to No.1 spot for second week Gated Content

The first new album to spend two straight weeks at No.1 in the UK in 2015, Mumford & Sons' Wilder Mind ...

by Alan Jones
on May 18th 2015 at 11:39AM
International Charts Analysis: Mumford & Sons top charts in Australia, Ireland and The Netherlands

International Charts Analysis: Mumford & Sons top charts in Australia, Ireland and The Netherlands Gated Content

With two hugely successful albums already under their belt, Mumford & Sons' eagerly-awaited third, Wilder Mind, is guaranteed a warm ...

by Alan Jones
on May 11th 2015 at 11:00AM
International Charts Analysis: Alabama Shakes score No.1 in native USA

International Charts Analysis: Alabama Shakes score No.1 in native USA Gated Content

After debuting at number six in the UK, Alabama Shakes' second album Sound & Color debuts at number one in ...

by Alan Jones
on May 5th 2015 at 10:12AM
Magic Whip

Official Charts Analysis: Blur's The Magic Whip debuts at No.1 with 43,746 sales

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Back in harness after a protracted absence, Brit-pop legends Blur return in triumph, with eighth studio album The Magic ...

by Alan Jones
on May 4th 2015 at 3:37PM
James Bay Chaos And The Calm

International Charts Analysis: James Bay's Chaos And The Calm hits Top 5 in Europe and Canada Gated Content

Hertfordshire singer/songwriter James Bay's international smash single Hold Back The River is paying rich dividends for his debut album Chaos ...

by Alan Jones
on Apr 7th 2015 at 10:20AM
Prodigy

Official Charts Analysis: Prodigy tops Easter Album Chart with 45,302 sales

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In preparation almost since the release of their last studio album in 2009, The Prodigy's sixth studio album, The ...

by Alan Jones
on Apr 7th 2015 at 10:10AM
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