The Wanted

Call Off The Shots: Girls Aloud Split Up

It must be lovely to be a rocksnob. Imagine how much time you save in your music-loving day having your decisions already made for you.

The Brit List: Five Recent British Hits, Covered By YouTubers

Last week I had a bit of a moment getting grumpy about the gentrification of pop music, with particular reference to deliberately minimal and maudlin cover versions of old hits for the sake of advertisers. But that doesn’t mean ...

Welcome To The First All-British Top 5 Since 2007

It’s been a while since we did a chart roundup, mainly because our charts and your charts look pretty much identical from one end of the year to the next, but it seemed important to mark this, the first time the British Singles ...

UK Chart Report: Get Adele Off The TV!

This week’s chart once again proves a simple truth. That if you allow Adele to appear on your television show singing “Someone Like You,” then that song will immediately rise to the top of the charts.

Chart Report: Red Nose Day Brings Mixed Rewards For George Michael

The story of this week’s chart is one of surprising highs, surprising lows, and those four songs that were stuck in pole position last week descending slowly, and in perfect formation.