British artists have helped music consumption reach a four-year high, with figures from the Official Charts Company (OCC) revealing 2018’s biggest hitters.
The Official Charts Company (OCC) has incorporated streaming for the first time into its record of artists who have sold more than a million copies of their singles. Little Mix and Ed Sheeran join the ranks of Queen and The Beatles.
CHART ANALYSIS: 'British singer-songwriter Passenger has lived up to his name with his single Let Her Go traveling the world’s charts before finally finding success at home.' Join Russell Iliffe on his monthly peek round the UK and US charts...
Barely two weeks into 2013 and we already have an unexpected UK chart return in the shape of David Bowie. Meanwhile reliable Scotsman Calvin Harris is keeping the hits coming, while Bruno Mars holds the US charts hostage.
CHART UPDATE: Conor Maynard's debut album Contrast has debuted at number one in the official album chart, while Plan B and Emelie Sande also hit high.
Official Charts Company has teamed up with Record Store Day to launch a new chart reflecting physical sales through UK indie record shops.