Saturday, August 27, 2016

Brit Sweep: August 27, 2016...


Let's cross the Atlantic yet again to check out the notable songs and albums making their way on to the official charts in the UK this week...

On the singles chart, Major Lazer leads for a fifth week with the Justin Bieber/MØ-sung "Cold Water"...

A year after Ellie Goulding went to #1 with the song "Love Me Like You Do" from the movie 50 Shades of Grey, she is back with another film offering, this time "Still Falling For You" from the Bridget Jones' Baby soundtrack which enters at #25...


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Craig David claims his fourth top-40 hit in a year's time with "Ain't Giving Up" with neo-house act Sigala, which arrives at #29...


While Canadian heartthrob Shawn Mendes' "Treat You Better" holds at #9, another track from his upcoming Illuminate album, "Mercy", comes in at #58...


Another Canadian, crossover jazz artist Michael Bublé, drops in at #77 with "Nobody But Me". He's gone as high as #5 with "Haven't Met You Yet"...


Mollie King, formerly of the incredibly popular 'girl-group' The Saturdays, goes out on her own for the first time at #90 with "Back To You"...


Critics' fave Izzy Bizu roars in at #91 with her first chart hit "White Tiger"...


 Meanwhile, on the Albums Chart, the second 'official' album from Frank Ocean, Blonde, tops the list, while single "Nikes" walks on to the singles chart at #93...


In the runner-up position is the latest from country legend Dolly Parton, as Pure & Simple moves in at #2...


Ricky Gervais lands on the music charts under his alter ego David Brent (from the Office) as Life on the Road drives in at #3. It serves as the soundtrack to the movie he stars in...


Swedish power-metal band Sabaton roll in at #17 with The Last Stand. It's their first to make the top-40 in this country...


American hip-hop artist Tory Lanez is in at #18 with his debut set I Told You...


Irish indie-folk singer Lisa Hannigan enters at #24 with her third album At Swim. She previously was in Damien Rice's band; this is her first solo release to make the top-40...


Rifles, an alternative rock band from Chingford, shoot in at #26 with Big Life. It's their fourth top-40 album out of five releases...


American blues-rock artist Ryley Walker steps in at #27 with his fourth album Golden Sings That Have Been Sung...





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