What time is the official chart update?
The Update is also broadcast each Thursday on MTV at 3pm. The Updates are taken from data used to compile the industry-only Sales Flashes, which are published every day (under strict embargo) to industry online subscribers from Tuesday through to Friday morning.
What day is UK Album Charts announced?
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom. It was published for the first time on 22 July 1956 and is compiled every week by the Official Charts Company (OCC) on Fridays (previously Sundays).
What are the retro charts?
Now in our 7th year, The Retro Charts Show counts down the top 10 brand new and never before heard albums and singles from singers and bands that have been around for more than 25 years. We call them retro artistes. No, it’s not an oldies show!
What day does the charts come out?
The chart week runs from 00:01 Friday to midnight Thursday, with most UK physical and digital singles being released on Fridays.
How many streams chart UK?
And putting streams alongside sales into one formula makes for a capricious comparison: While the UK now counts 100 to 600 song streams as one sale, Nielsen, which provides the data for Billboard’s charts, counts several thousand streams as one sale, and there’s no global entity to reconcile both sets of numbers into …
What song has spent the longest in the UK charts?
The longest unbroken run at number one is “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You” by Bryan Adams, which spent 16 consecutive weeks in 1991. Ed Sheeran is the only artist to ever have multiple songs spend 10 or more weeks at the top of the charts, achieving the feat with both “Shape of You” in 2017 and “Bad Habits” in 2021.
What album has sold the most all time?
Michael Jackson’s Thriller, estimated to have sold 70 million copies worldwide, is the best-selling album.
Which UK band has sold the most albums?
400 million or more records
|Artist||Biggest selling album||Genre|
|The Beatles||Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band||Pop / Rock|
Who is the biggest selling Scottish artist of all time?
AC/DC were formed by Glasgow-born brothers, Angus and Malcolm Young, with another Scotsman – lead singer Bon Scott – performing with the band until his death in 1980. The band have sold more than 200 million records, with ‘Back in Black’ being the highest selling album in the world by any band.