Domestic dominance drives UK talent

AATW/Island act Dappy's No Regrets last Sunday became the 11th chart-topper in a row by a homegrown act on the Official Charts Company countdown, beating a record set in 1963 when UK artists strung together an uninterrupted run of 10 number one singles.

Back then the record was partly powered by the emerging Merseybeat scene and included the first chart-toppers for The Beatles (From Me To You) and Gerry & The Pacemakers (both How Do You Do It and I ...

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