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How to help your favourite song top the charts, listen to it more on Spotify

How to help your favourite song top the charts, listen to it more on Spotify

By 23 June 2014

As hinted in February, the UK singles chart will take into account streaming services from July. Songs popular on Spotify, Deezer, Napster and other subscription services will be part of the overall chart position, as determined by the Official Charts... >>

Radio 1 to reveal best-selling songs of the Noughties

Radio 1 to reveal best-selling songs of the Noughties

By 28 December 2009

As the Noughties draw to a close, BBC Radio 1 is set to unveil the charts of the decade – revealing which singles and albums have sold the most in the UK in the last 10 years. Radio 1 will count down the Top 100 best-selling singles and albums of the... >>

We7 reveals most played songs and artists of 2009

We7 reveals most played songs and artists of 2009

By 23 December 2009

Online streaming service We7 has revealed its most-played songs and artists for 2009. As far as the last year goes, We7 says more and more music fans are choosing to listen to their favourite songs online and that it's enjoying "rapid growth". "The ability... >>

Downloads resonate in new UK music chart

Downloads resonate in new UK music chart

By 17 April 2005

Tonight saw the launch of the all new singles chart in the UK launched by the official Chart Company and aired on the BBC. It was the first time in the charts history that download sales from internet websites including Napster and iTunes has been included... >>

WestLife Tops first Official UK Download Chart

WestLife Tops first Official UK Download Chart

By 2 September 2004

New chart, same old rubbish, might be your parents' way of seeing it, but this is the day that the Music business finally got its rear in gear and gave the public the service it should have done five years ago. In this digital chart, the Napster number... >>

Official downloads chart to be launched in UK

By 28 June 2004

The first legal downloads chart will be launched in September this year by the Offical Charts Company. The Chart will be drawn from a number of download sites in the UK including Mycokemusic.com, Apple's iTunes and Napster. However it is understood will... >>