Here we Show again: How soundtracks owned the charts in 2018

While the world lurched dramatically from one extreme to another throughout a 2018 dominated by Brexit, Donald Trump, climate change and Noel Edmonds on I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, there has been one unexpected constant. Indeed, at times it’s felt like the one thing keeping civilisation together: the musical-movie soundtrack.

It’s a trend that began long enough ago for last year’s Music Week Christmas issue to dub 2017 “the year of the soundtrack”. But we hadn’t seen ...

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