Articles Tagged 'UK Singles Chart'

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? Haven’t we had some laughs together along the way? So why now, after nearly 50 years of sharing the musical spoils, have you decided to wipe […]

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. It would not matter if you had a super jam session between Madonna, Lady Gaga, the Black Eyed Peas […]

Did Coldplay Steal An Unknown Band’s Song?

Coldplay‘s new album sold 302,000 in three days, easily making it the No. 1 album in the UK this week. But it’s not all sunshine and daffodils for the British band: Creaky Boards, a little-known band from Brooklyn, claims Coldplay stole the melody for “Viva La Vida” from their song, coincidentally titled “The Songs I […]

Hot Chip, The Modern-Day Devo, Scores Their First Top 10 Hit

Swedish DJ Basshunter promised to wear a Borat-esque green “mankini” if “Now You’re Gone” went No. 1 for four weeks on the UK singles chart. Well, he has done it. Not sure if the ensemble shows off his best asset. Speaking of which, after those sex photos hit the web, Basshunter says he’s been fielding […]

Girls Aloud Talk Cheryl’s Arrest, Victoria Beckham’s Insecurity

I’m sure journalists love chatting with Girls Aloud: they are certain to get some really great quotes. Their very in-depth interview with Observer Music Monthly doesn’t disappoint. As usual, Cheryl Cole – the gobby cow, God love her – gets the best lines: On Amy Winehouse‘s shambolic performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in […]