Category Archives: Charts

UK Charts: Dizzee beats Tinie for #1 spot, Xtina has gone ‘Bionic’

English rapper Dizzee Rascal has beaten fellow Englishman Tinie Tempah for the race at the top of the singles charts this week. Dizzee and James Corden’s World Cup song for England was #2 at midweeks but finally pushed Tinie off the top spot come Sunday.

‘Shout’ by Shout For England featuring Dizzee and James Corden reigns at the top while Tinie Tempah’s ‘Frisky’ enters at #2. They’re immediately followed by Somali-Canadian rapper, K’Naan with his Coca Cola World Cup anthem, ‘Wavin’ Flag’ which jumped 13 spots to #3 this week.

Completing the top 5 is last week’s #1, David Guetta with ‘Gettin’ Over You’ at #4 and Eminem’s latest hit, ‘Not Afraid’ who’s up by 1 to #5 this week.

Other World Cup themed tracks have made it into the top 40 with ‘Three Lions’ by Baddiel, Skiner & The Lightning Seeds enter at #10, New Order’s ‘World In Motion at #22 and Shakira’s ‘Waka Waka’ at #38.

In the albums chart, Christina Aguilera nabs the #1 album this week with her latest LP, ‘Bionic’. She defeated Alicia Keys whose 2009 album, ‘The Element of Freedom’ who jumped 3 places on its 26th week in the countdown. She’s followed by Michael Buble, the Glee Cast and Lady GaGa at #3,4,5 respectively.

COMPLETE THE UK CHARTS HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts, Music News, TheBeat, What's New?

UK Charts: David Guetta grabs his third #1 single, Jack Johnson has the #1 album

David Guetta grabs his third UK #1 single with his new track, ‘Gettin’ Over You’ which features vocals from Chris Willis, Fergie and LMFAO. It’s Guetta’s third #1 following Sexy Bitch and When Love Takes Over respectively.

Guetta defeated nearest competitors, former #1s B.o.B with ‘Nothin’ On You’ and Jason Derulo with ‘Ridin’ Solo’.

Dizzee Rascal slides to #4 this week with ‘Dirtee Disco’ while Aggro Santos & Kimberly Wyatt’s ‘Candy’ bounces back to the top 5.

Miley Cyrus still fails to get a UK top 10 single after her latest ‘Can’t Be Tamed’ debuted only at #13. Her highest positions in the chart are at #11 with three songs (‘See You Again’, ‘Party In The USA’ and ‘The Climb’).

Other than Miley Cyrus and David Guetta, new entries in the top 40 include B.o.B and Hayley William’s collaboration, ‘Airplanes’ which enters at #23, Pixie Lott’s ‘Turn It Up’ due to her performance on Britain’s Got Talent at #25, Idina Menzel and Lea Michelle’s version of the Lady GaGa megahit, ‘Poker Face’ at #27 and Eurovision winner from Germany, Lena with ‘Satellite’ at #30.

In the albums chart, Jack Johnson rules at #1 with his new album, ‘To The Sea’.

Complete the UK Charts HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts, Music News, TheBeat, What's New?

UK Charts: Dizzee Rascal snatches #1 from B.o.B, Pendulum has #1 album

Brit Grime rapper Dizzee Rascal snatches the #1 spot from American rapper B.o.B  with his spanking new single, ‘Dirtee Disco’. The Londoner defeated B.o.B’s ‘Nothin’ On You’ and another new entry, Virgin Islander Iyaz’ second UK single, ‘Solo’.

Iyaz settles for a #3 debut with ‘Solo’ while Jason Derulo and new entry Eminem complete the top 5 with ‘Ridin Solo’ and ‘Not Afraid’ respectively.

N-Dubz returns to the top 10 spotlight as their latest single, ‘We Dance On’ – a collaboration with UK dance outfit Bodyrox enters the charts at #6. The track is included in the smashing soundtrack of the UK dance movie, ‘StreetDance’.

Other new entries in the top 40 include Canadian-Somali rapper K’Naan with his world cup song ‘Wavin’ Flag’ (#16), Danielle Hope with ‘Over The Rainbow’ (#29), Keri Hilson with ‘I Like’ (#34), and Lady GaGa’s ‘Alejandro’ (#40)

In the albums chart, Australian now UK based electro rockers Pendulum celebrates as they hit the #1 spot with their sophomore album, ‘Immersion’ beating Michael Buble and the Glee Cast in the top 3.

complete the UK charts HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts

UK Charts: B.o.B nabs #1 single, Rolling Stones returns atop

American R&B/Hip-Hop rising Star B.o.B also known as Bobby Ray nabs the #1 spot in the UK Singles Charts this week with his debut single, ‘Nothin’ On You’ featuring Hawaiian-American crooner Bruno Mars.

B.o.B defeated last week’s #2 Jason Derulo, who sees his new single, ‘Ridin’ Solo’ park at the #2 spot for a second consecutive week. Former #1 Grime/Hip-Hop group Roll Deep rolls to #3 with their #1 single, ‘Good Times’.

UK X-Factor alumnus, Alexandra Burke adds another top 10-hit on her suitcase as her latest single featuring Pitbull ‘All Night Long’ jumps to a new peak of #4 this week.

English heavy-rockers Muse misses the top 10 this week as their lead single off the Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack ‘Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever), which premiered last week  parked at #11.

New entries in the top 20 this week comes from some surprising names. The Pretty Reckless headed by Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen celebrates as they clinch their first UK top 20 hit with their debut ‘Make Me Wanna Die’ at #16. Just behind them are Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber with their collaboration ‘Eenie Meenie’ which finishes off a good #17 debut.

Completing the set of new entries this week in the top 40 are Ellie Goulding with ‘Guns and Horses’ (#26), Glee Cast with ‘Jessie’s Girl’ (#33), Ke$ha with ‘Your Love Is My Drug’ (#34), Katie Melua with ‘The Flood’ (#35) and Nas feat. Damien Marley with ‘As We Enter’ (#39).

In the albums chart Rolling Stones rolls atop this week with their 1972 #1 album, ‘Exile On Main St.’

British electronica band Faithless returns into the top 40 with a new album. Their latest LP, ‘The Dance’ enters the charts at #2 this week. 28 places higher than their 2006 LP, ‘To All New Arrivals’ which only managed to peak at #30.

New entries in the top 10 include German rockabilly band The Baseballs with their cover LP, ‘Strike!’ (#4) and LCD Soundsystem with ‘This Is Happening’ (#7).

complete the UK charts HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts, TheBeat

UK Charts: Roll Deep gets 2nd week, D.Vix has #1 album

It looks like Roll Deep are having a ‘Good Time’ as they went on to be #1 with their single, ‘Good Times’ for a second week in a row. They defeated fellow competitions from still non-movers, Usher with ‘OMG’ and Plan B’s ‘She Said’.

Australian now UK based electrorockers Pendulum kicks in the charts with their new single, ‘Watercolour’ which debuts at #4 this week one spot ahead of Londoner rapper Aggro Santos’ debut single featuring Kimberly Wyatt ‘Candy’ which enters at #5.

Taio Cruz’s latest, ‘Dirty Picture’ jumps 6 spots to enter a new peak of #6 this week.

Jason Derulo’s latest ‘Ridin’ Solo’ is the biggest gainer this week with a massive 26-spot leap to #12. The single charted at #12 based on digital downloads alone. ‘Ridin’ Solo’ will be officially released on May 31st.

Guillemot’s frontman Fyfe Dangerfield enters his first UK top 20 hit this week with ‘She’s A Woman’ who debuts at #14 this week. Also a massive gainer this week is Alexandra Burke who sees her third single ‘All Night Long’ jump 18 spots to #16 this week.

English pop artist Sophie Ellie-Bextor didn’t reach the top 20 unfortunately, but she should be happy enough to get a #25 entre this week with her latest ‘Bittersweet’. Other new entries this week belongs to Rihanna, with her latest European single ‘Te Amo’ (#30), Kevin Rudolf’s ‘I Made It’ (#37) and Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro with ‘Bubbles’ (#40).

In the albums chart, Diana Vickers officially has the #1 album with her debut CD, ‘Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree’. She defeated competition off from last week’s #1 Plan B, Usher and AC/DC.Lady Antebellum’s first UK release CD ‘Need You Now’ spends it’s first week in the charts at #8.

For more information about this week’s charts, click HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts

UK Charts: Roll Deep, Plan B prevents Usher from getting double whammy

Brits Roll Deep and Plan B prevented Usher from getting a double whammy this week in the UK Charts as both scored the #1 single and album .

Brit Grime Group Roll Deep receives the highest accolade in the singles charts this week with their new single, ‘Good Times’. The single defeated competitions from Usher, who stayed at #2 with ‘OMG’ and Plan B who rose 1 spot to #3 with ‘She Said’.

Last week’s number 1 Diana Vickers suffered a 3 spot push back as her #1 single, ‘Once’ slides down to #4 this week. Her debut album ‘Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree’ is released today in the UK.

The second highest new entry in the top 40 belongs to the Glee Cast as they plunged right into the top 20 with 2 singles on par ‘Gives You Hell’ which stays put at #14 and the new entry, ‘Like A Prayer’ – a Madonna cover debuts at #16.

Other new entries in the top 40 includes Marina and the Diamonds whose new single re-release ‘I Am Not A Robot’ arrived at #26, American country trio- Lady Antebellum spurts at #26 with ‘Need You Now’, Alicia Keys with ‘Try Sleeping With a broken Heart’ (#31), X Factor winner Alexandra Burke with ‘All Night Long’ (#34), US alternative band Train with ‘Hey, Soul Sister’ (#36), Jason Derulo at #38 with ‘Ridin Solo’ and Glam rocker Adam Lambert at #39 with ‘For Your Entertainment’.

In the albums chart despite leading in the midweeks, Usher settles for #2 in this week’s chart. His album, ‘Raymond Vs. Raymond’ was defeated by British soul singer/rapper Plan B with his new album, ‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’.

Last weeks #1 AC/DC slides to #3 while Glee Cast’s The Power of Madonna’ EP enters at #4.

To learn more about this week’s charts please click HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts

UK Charts: It’s official, The Vickers has the #1 single!

Our most favoured to go #1 this week Diana Vickers gets what she deserves. The Blackburn born singer who rose to fame after appearing on the X-Factor zoomed to #1 this week as her debut single, ‘Once’ smashed competition from last week’s #1 Usher, Plan B and Chipmunk.

D.Vix as we call her is ready for the release of her debut album, ‘Songs From The Tainted Cherry Tree’ which will be released in Ireland this Friday and in the UK next Monday. Can she maintain a #1 and have a double whammy two weeks from now? Let’s wait and see.

Usher, drops to #2 with ‘OMG’ after 1 week at the top. Chipmunk’s latest offering with Esmee Denters peaked at #2 in the midweeks but settled eventually at #3 with ‘Until You Were Gone’.

A big surprise in the top 10 is legendary pop icon, Tina Turner who sees her 1989 single, ‘The Best’ re-enter the top 40 thanks to the Rangers FC whom started a campaign to get Tina to #1. With this, Tina Turner is the female artist with the longest span in the history of the UK singles charts. Her first single to be released in the UK was release in 1966.

Fourth biggest new entry this week belongs to the Glee Cast. Their remake of the All-American Rejects track ‘Gives You Hell’ gives them their 9th UK top 40 single. ‘Gives You Hell’ is their first #1 single in Ireland which was announced last Friday

Kate Nash’s ‘Do-Wah-Doo’ suffers a 6 places drop to #21 this week. Her sophomore album released last Monday  ‘My Best Friend Is You’ enters the albums chart at #8.

Other notable new entries in the top 40 include 3OH!3’s debut single in the US and their re-released UK single ‘Don’t Trust Me’ enters at #22. Glee also has 2 other songs in the top 40 with their cover of ‘Hello’ debuting at #35 and the 19-week old track ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ which peaked at #2 is back at #38.

In the albums chart AC/DC captures the #1 accolade this week with their IRON MAN 2 OST LP. Paul Weller’s ‘Wake Up The Nation’ drops at #2. Meatloaf sees his 10th studio album enter the charts at #4 this week.

for more information about this week’s charts. Click HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts

UK Charts: Z’OMG’! Usher grabs #1 from Scouting!

American R&B star Usher grabs the UK #1 spot from English alternative band, Scouting For Girls after the latter enjoyed 2 weeks at the top. Usher’s latest single featuring Will.i.am ‘OMG’ was #2 in Wednesday midweeks but then Usher leaped the former #1, ‘This Ain’t A Love Song’ by Scouting For Girls and eventually continued to reign until Sunday.

‘OMG’ is Usher’s fourth UK #1 and is off from his new album, ‘Raymond vs. Raymond’ which was released last March.

The highest debut this week belongs to English rapper Professor Green as his sixth UK single and is the first one to place in the singles charts. The single, ‘I Need You Tonight’ landed at #3 and pushed another rapper Plan B to #4 with ‘She Said’.

Comebacking R&B/pop singer Kelis debuts at #5 with her new single, ‘Acapella’ – the first single off her new album, Fleshtone to be released this May.

GaGa was pushed to #6 with ‘Telephone’ while another new entry, Selena Gomez & The Scene cracks the top 10 with her first official UK single, ‘Naturally’ at #7.

Biggest jumper this week belongs to Taio Cruz and Ke$ha as their collaboration ‘Dirty Picture’ leaps 28 spots to #12 this week.

Other notable new entries in the top 40 are from Brit Award winner Kate Nash as her latest single, ‘Do-Wah-Doo’ arrives at the charts at #15. British Eliza Doolitle’s debut single ‘Skinny Genes’ at #22, Paul Weller’s new double A-side single, ‘No Tears To Cry/Wake Up The Nation’ at #26. Sunderland band The Futureheads with ‘Heartbeat Song’ at #34.

Snow Patrol’s collaboration with Martha Wainwright ‘Set The Fire To The Third Bar’ sees a re-entry in the singles chart thanks to the UK release of American drama film, ‘Dear John’. The track is included in the film’s soundtrack out now.

Meanwhile in the albums chart, Ben Andrews, also known as Plan B defeated Scouting For Girls at the race for the #1 album spot. His new album, ‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’  beated Scouting’s comeback LP, ‘Everybody Wants To Be On T.V.’ which settled for #2.

MGMT’s ‘Congratulations’ enters the chart at #4 while American acoustic singer Joshua Radin’s 2008 album, ‘Simple Times’ charts at #9.

Check out the complete charts HERE.

SO HOW DO YOU THINK ‘ONCE’ WILL FAIR THIS WEEK? Let’s see.


1 Comment

Filed under Charts

UK Charts: Scouting makes it 2 weeks, GaGa bounces back as #1 album

English alternative band Scouting For Girls makes it two weeks in a row at #1  with ‘This Ain’t A Love Song’ in the UK Singles Charts. The trio from London releases their sophomore album, ‘Everybody Wants To Be On TV’ today in the UK.

Usher, in the meantime is up by 6 to #2 this week with his latest featuring Will.I.Am, ‘OMG’ while English soul/rap artist Plan B stays put at #3 with ‘She Said’.

The biggest gainer in the top 10 is Timbaland. His new single, featuring Justin Timberlake ‘Carry Out’ leaps 10 places to chart at #6 this week just ahead Romanian dance diva Inna with her firing dance number, ‘Hot’ at #7

American singer Joshua Radin earns the highest new entry of the top 40 this week with his year-old single, ‘I’d Rather Be With You’ debuts at #11 this week just behind Cheryl Cole (#10) and Justin Bieber (#9).

Paramore, on the other hand scores their third UK top 40 hit with ‘The Only Exception’. It is noted that the band’s last single, ‘Brick By Boring Brick’ only charted at a disappointing #85 last year.

Meanwhile, in the albums chart La Gaga has bounced back to the top spot to re-claim the throne from last week’s number 1, Boyzone.

The highest new entry this week belongs to Manchester band, Doves as their third compilation album ‘The Best of The Places In Between’ debuts outside the top 10 at #12. He is joined by Jonsi with ‘Go’, Rufus Wainwright and Slash at numbers 20, 21 and 30 respectively.

check out the complete UK charts HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts

UK Charts: Scouting For Girls knocks La GaGa off the top

The retired band sees their last single at #4 this week. Thanks to a Facebook campaign.

English alternative band Scouting For Girls has knocked off Lady GaGa at the top of the UK Singles Charts yesterday. The band who released their current #1 single, ‘This Ain’t A Love Song’ debuted at the top pushing the alliance of GaGa and Beyonce’s ‘Telephone’.

Second highest new entry is English rapper/soul singer Ben Drew also known as Plan B. His new single, ‘She Said’ enters the chart at #3 ahead of now retired band Delirious? who sees their last single, ‘History Makers’ land on #4 due to a facebook campaign similar to what happened on the Christmas #1 that left Joe McElderry sitting at #2 behind Rage Against The Machine.

Rihanna, Tinie Tempah and Justin Bieber suffered 2, 3, 4 spots decline . Usher, in the meanwhile jumps to #8 this week with his latest single featuring Will.I.Am, ‘OMG’ . The single entered the charts last week at #13.

The last new entry in the top 40 belongs to N-Dubz. Their new single, ‘Say It’s Over’ is currently sitting at the #40 spot due to downloads.

Meanwhile, in the albums chart Boyzone retains their composure at the top spot preventing Lady GaGa to inch her way back to the top with ‘The Fame’

The first top 3 spots didn’t move but we see some gains and a new entry in the top 10 that belonged to Free & Bad Company with their Very Best album which debuted at #10.

Sadly, the Sugababes album is nowhere to be found in the top 40.

COMPLETE THE UK CHARTS HERE.

Leave a comment

Filed under Charts