Bruno Mars

No Bowie, No Showie: The 2014 Brit Awards In Full

It’s official, after at least 45 years in the business, David Bowie has finally arrived, taking the Best British Male award in the 2014 Brit Awards. It’s been a long haul—some people believed he may have just given up, ...

UK Chart Report: The American Invasion

Wait just a cotton pickin’ minute here! Aren’t we supposed to be in this together? Aren’t the British and Americans the joint rulers of all things popular and musical?

UK Chart Report: LMFAO’s Enemies Gather, And Blue Recieve Lukewarm Support

In this week’s chart, there’s not much going on at the very top. LMFAO are still ruling the roost with their “Party Rock Anthem,” and Bruno Mars’s “The Lazy Song” is chipping away at their heels ...

UK Chart Report: Too Distracted For Pop Music

Let’s be honest, none of us have been paying much attention to musical matters over the last week, have we? What with the Royal Wedding and the new series of Doctor Who (and today’s news events), there’s not really ...

UK Chart Report: No Sign Of A Wedding Song

This week’s singles chart is dominated not by revolutionary screams against the monarchy nor celebratory odes to a wondrous party, it’s strictly business as usual, which begs the question: has pop music forgotten about the ...

UK Chart Report: Adele’s ‘Rolling In the Deep’ at No. 2

OK, no time to concoct a theory about this week’s chart, as it is all change in the Top 10, with five new entries arriving and booting everyone else down a few places. Were it not for the imperious presence of Bruno Mars at ...

UK Chart Report: ‘Glee’ Cooties Threaten an Infestation

Oh Lord it’s happening all over again. We’ve been clear for weeks…months even. And now The Infestation is back, maybe worse than ever before.

UK Chart Roundup: Ladies Night vs Bonfire Night

Katy Perry

The UK Charts Welcome a New Breed of Boyband

Everyone knows that the age of the boyband is well and truly over, right? You couldn’t move for the blighters around here for a while, standing in a line and doing those funny synchronized kicky dance steps like the floor was ...

The UK Pop Chart…Now with Duck Sauce

This week, the UK’s charts are being dominated by an aggressive man with a shiny head and a prominent grill for the second week running. No, not Darth Vader, he’s wheezier, I mean Cee-Lo Green, whose sweary chart-topper ...