Jailhouse Rock tops UK singles chart

While the download market continues to grow, the physical singles market descended to a new low last week, slipping a further 6% to just 265,042 units, writes Alan Jones.

 

It's the lowest figure since former chart compilers BMRB introduced quantifiable sales data to industry reports in 1969, and occurs even though there are six new entries in Top 10, something which would usually buoy sales.

Leading the way, with first week sales of 21,262, Elvis Presley's Jailhouse Rock debuts ...

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