A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Tops Album Chart with Record-Low 823 Albums Sold
The 20-track album racked up 83 million streams, which was enough to knock 21 Savage off of top spot.
Alex Robert Ross
Counting Video Streams Won't Change Much in the UK Singles Chart
Including YouTube and other services may still not do enough to boost underground and independent artists in our major label-heavy charts.
Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' Broke a U.K. Chart Record
His seventh studio album is the first to go gold exclusively from streams.
Tweaking the UK Singles Chart Won’t Bring Back Its Relevance
The Official Charts Company will now limit how many songs from one album can flood the charts but may be missing the point.
From Posh-Lords to Coke-Loving STD Havers – How We Finally Changed the British Stereotype
We lead Europe in having gonorrhoea and taking cocaine. Isn't it about time our self-perception caught up with our truth?
The Designer Behind the Android Logo Has a Raunchy Sense of Humor
Making art as a profession is fun, but doing it for yourself is even better—just ask graphic designer Irina Blok.
When Will Awful, Downbeat Covers of Songs Stop Outperforming the Originals?
Calum Scott’s dismal take on Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” is a stark reminder of the chart-dominating power of a bland man sounding sad on a piano.
Do the UK Charts Actually Tell Us Anything About Club Culture?
We delved deep into the current top 40 to work out what's actually going on in the UK right now.
VICE vs Video games
Sales Figures for 2015 Show That Video Gaming Is Bigger Than Movies and Music In the UK
Which everyone who follows the games industry already knew, but the stats might be surprising to some.
Your Dating Insecurities Are Big Data Artists' Paint
Beautiful visualizations of human life emerge in the works of data artists Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg.
The Creators Project
Why This Summer Will be Dominated by British Dance Music
The major players reshaping dance music's relationship with the mainstream.
Should You Give a Shit About This New Official Vinyl Chart?
Probably not, no. Unless you're Noel Gallagher's accountant.