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Entries in 'Official Charts Company' (27)

Adele's 25 the UK's only million-selling album in 2015

Adele's 25 the UK's only million-selling album in 2015 Gated Content

Not only was Adele’s 25 the biggest artist album of 2015, it was the UK’s only million-seller in the entire ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 5th 2016 at 1:30PM
Uptown Funk confirmed as biggest song of 2015

Uptown Funk confirmed as biggest song of 2015 Gated Content

Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk was officially the biggest song of 2015, according to Official Charts Company data.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 4th 2016 at 1:49PM
Race for Christmas No.1 hots up

Race for Christmas No.1 hots up Gated Content

The race for this year's Official Christmas No.1 is the closest in years, with just 662 combined sales separating Justin ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Dec 23rd 2015 at 1:04PM
Adele's 25 records one of biggest first day sales totals in UK Album Chart history

Adele's 25 records one of biggest first day sales totals in UK Album Chart history Gated Content

Adele’s 25 has registered one of the biggest first day sales totals of all time in the UK, according to ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Nov 21st 2015 at 12:08PM

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Official Charts partners with New Look to launch 'After Party' club tour

Official Charts partners with New Look to launch 'After Party' club tour Gated Content

Melissa Steel and Karen Harding are among the headliners confirmed for the first ever Official Charts club tour - the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 29th 2015 at 3:42PM
Live venue LP sales to count towards Official Albums Chart

Live venue LP sales to count towards Official Albums Chart Gated Content

Albums sold from live venues across the UK are to count towards the Official Albums Chart, under a new ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 21st 2015 at 2:53PM
Official Charts launches Official Prog Albums Chart with Prog Magazine

Official Charts launches Official Prog Albums Chart with Prog Magazine Gated Content

The Official Charts Company has partnered with Prog Magazine to launch a new, monthly chart: the Official Progressive Albums Chart.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 10:50AM
Adele's 21 best-selling album of the decade so far

Adele's 21 best-selling album of the decade so far Gated Content

Adele's second album, 21, is the biggest selling album of the decade to date.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:48AM

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Music Week Awards 2015

More names back Music Week Awards 2015 Gated Content

Four new companies have added their support for the Music Week Awards 2015, which takes place next week on April ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 3rd 2015 at 3:00PM
British artists claim biggest UK album share since Britpop

British artists claim biggest UK album share since Britpop Gated Content

British artists last year held the biggest share of albums sold in the UK since 1997, the heyday of Britpop.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:38AM
British music sales boosted by BRITs performances

British music sales boosted by BRITs performances Gated Content

Acts who performed at this year's BRITs have enjoyed significant week-to-date sales lifts, according to Official Charts Company data. The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:10AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, February 13

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, February 13 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 11:00AM

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Smith

Sam Smith surpasses 1m albums sales in the UK Gated Content

Sam Smith has become the only artist in the world to score a million-selling album in both the UK and ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Dec 18th 2014 at 10:59AM
Pharrell

Pharrell's Happy goes 3x platinum Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 ...

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on Jul 3rd 2014 at 9:31AM

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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 ...

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on Jun 27th 2014 at 3:29PM
'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 ...

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

MTV to air Official Streaming Chart Show Gated Content

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

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

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

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 Gated Content

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
The Official Charts Company Juke Box

Official Charts Company jukeboxes set for UK pubs and bars Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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