uk charts

4.30.19

Stream "Vossi Bop," Buy "Vossi Bop" and Get Stormzy to Number 1

Both Big Mike and Taylor Swift put out new singles last week, and now a few hundred sales stand between them. Let's end this the right way.

6.26.18

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.

7.24.17

We Don’t Talk Enough About How Scissor Sisters Queered Up the UK Charts

So we’re doing that now, with Babydaddy, reliving the flamboyance and LGBT inclusivity his band shoved into the mainstream.

6.27.17

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.

5.25.17

A Fan Campaign Has Sent Ariana Grande to the Top of the UK iTunes Chart

Plus, her manager Scooter Braun has shared a message of strength in the wake of the Manchester bombing.

5.19.17

How and Why Has "Mr Brightside" Never Left the UK Charts?

An Important Roundtable Discussion.

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3.3.17

Stormzy Is Number One (According to People Who Aren't Us)!

WE ARE NOT PERSONALLY CONFIRMING THIS BUT....

10.24.14

Why Have One Direction Only Had One Number 1?

The global boy band have failed to hit top spot ten times out of thirteen - and their fans are starting to get really fucked off at the group's management.