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Entries in 'Official Charts Company' (14)

Pharrell

Pharrell's Happy goes 3x platinum

The year’s biggest-selling single to date, Pharrell Williams’ Happy, has now also been certified 3x platinum.
 
Happy first went ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 3:50PM
More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles have either been awarded silver certification or have been upgraded to gold, platinum or two times ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:34AM
Ed Sheeran's X smashes Spotify streaming record

Ed Sheeran's X smashes Spotify streaming record Gated Content

Ed Sheeran’s latest album, X, has smashed streaming records in its first week of release on Spotify - whilst becoming ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 9:31AM
Why 100 to 1? That streaming-to-download ratio investigated

Why 100 to 1? That streaming-to-download ratio investigated Gated Content

A common question raised across the industry this week regarded the Official Charts Company’s confirmed ratio for its new Singles ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 27th 2014 at 3:29PM

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'Will the mainstream adoption of streaming sound the death knell for the LP?'

'Will the mainstream adoption of streaming sound the death knell for the LP?' Gated Content

Is the hallowed album stumbling towards obsolescence? Fellow England fans, if you don’t want to know the result, look away ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 27th 2014 at 3:28PM
MTV to air Official Streaming Chart Show

MTV to air Official Streaming Chart Show

MTV UK is extending its coverage of the UK’s Official Charts with the launch today (April 14) of the first ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:03AM
George Ergatoudis

Streaming to be included in UK Singles Chart 'as soon as this summer' - Ergatoudis

The head of music at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, George Ergatoudis, has said that the inclusion of streaming data ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 18th 2014 at 2:25PM
Queen Greatest Hits

Queen's Greatest Hits is first LP to surpass 6m sales in the UK

Queen’s Greatest Hits is the first album to surpass the 6 million sales mark in the UK.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 11th 2014 at 11:57AM

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The Official Charts Company Juke Box

Official Charts Company jukeboxes set for UK pubs and bars

250 Official Charts Company branded jukeboxes will be shipped into pubs and bars across the UK over the next 12 ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on Jan 21st 2014 at 4:00PM
X Factor

X Factor to re-enter Christmas No.1 race

The X Factor winner’s single will be released during the Christmas No.1 sales week in 2013 meaning the show will ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 8th 2013 at 2:08PM
x factor 2013 judges

X Factor acts domestically sold 30 million singles and 18 million albums

The X Factor launches its 10th UK series next weekend as Music Week reveals its acts have domestically sold a ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 2:31PM
Daft Punk

Dance music claims highest UK market share since 2006

Dance music sales have seen a sharp increase in 2013 to give the genre its highest UK market share (16.3%) ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 4th 2013 at 10:29AM

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The Official Charts Company

Elton, Sheeran and Andre join million-sellers club in the UK

Elton John, Peter Andre and Ed Sheeran are among a number of artists boasting singles that have passed the one ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 28th 2013 at 11:42AM
Daft Punk

Get Lucky is first 2013-released single to sell 1m in the UK

Daft Punk’s Get Lucky has become the first 2013-released single to break through the one million sales barrier in the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 27th 2013 at 10:07PM