Sunday, January 15, 2017

Brit Sweep: January 15, 2017...


It's time to cross the Atlantic once again to check out the notable songs and albums making their debut on the charts in the UK this week...

On the official singles chart in Britain there's a new #1 finally, as Clean Bandit's "Rockabye" drops to #4, and ginger darling Ed Sheeran arrives with not one, but two new songs that claims the top spots. First at #1 is "Shape Of You", becoming his third chart-topper in his home country after "Sing" and "Thinking Out Loud"...


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The second of Sheeran's entries is "Castle On The Hill". Both are from his upcoming album ÷ coming out in March...


electro-soul duo Snakehips slip in at #23 with "Don't Leave" featuring Swedish singer MØ. It's the pair's third UK top-40 hit; last year they reached #5 with "All My Friends"...


London Grammar, the indie-pop band actually from Nottingham, returns at #58 with "Rooting For You". It's their first in three years; they previously went to #16 in 2013 with "Strong"...


Canadian pop singer/songwriter Alessia Cara sails in at #60 with her version of the big song from the animated movie Moana, "How Far I'll Go". She also is moving up to a new high of #55 with "Scars To Your Beautiful"...


The third single from Olly Murs' 24 Hrs album, "Years & Years", checks in at #83. The first, "You Don't Know Love", was a huge radio hit and went to #15 on the singles sales chart...


While Sia's "The Greatest" holds at #35 down from its high of #5, she enters at #91 with "Move Your Body", the fourth release from her This Is Acting album...


Miley Cyrus' younger sister Noah making it four in that family to reach the chart as "Make Me (Cry)" featuring British soul artist Labrinth falls in at #95...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the UK, Little Mix spend a fifth non-consecutive week on top with Glory Days...

Rock band You Me At Six, from the southeastern county of Surrey, jump in at #3 with their fifth release Night People. Their last studio set Cavalier Youth topped the chart in 2014...


Sundara Karma, who hail from Reading, push in at #24 with Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect...



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