Charts

Noisey News

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
1.15.19
Reddit

This Word Appears in More Reddit Post Titles Than Any Other

A Reddit user scraped data from every submission that got at least 1,000 upvotes and found Trump topped the list of most-used words for three years running
Kaleigh Rogers
11.9.18
Noisey News

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.
Lawrence Burney
10.4.17
reality tv

Using Data to Predict This Season's Winner of 'The Bachelor'

A simple Excel spreadsheet revealed more secrets about “The Bachelor” to me than Chris Harrison ever could.
Lindsay Schrupp
2.27.17
Stuff

From Rich Lords to Coke-Loving STD Havers – How Britain Finally Changed Its Stereotypes

We lead Europe in having gonorrhoea and taking cocaine. Isn't it about time our self-perception caught up with our truth?
Joel Golby
11.25.16
Design

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.
Diana Shi
9.4.16
Op-Eds

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.
Grace Medford
8.16.16
Health

Eating Well Isn't a Mystery

Most anyone that tells you otherwise just wants to make a buck.
Michael Byrne
7.7.16
Features

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.
Josh Baines
6.16.16
VICE vs Video games

Video Gaming Is Bigger Than Movies and Music in the UK

Sales figures show that video games were the most popular home entertainment option in the UK in 2015.
Mike Diver
1.8.16
The Make Believe Issue

Endless Summer Numbers

Here are a bunch of stats to remind you what summer is in case you've been stuck in the office since May.
Haisam Hussein
8.7.15
Art

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
6.27.15
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