Saturday, January 28, 2017

Brit Sweep: January 28, 2017...


Let's cross the Atlantic yet again to check out the notable singles and albums reaching the official charts in the UK this week...

On the British singles chart, Ed Sheeran continues to hold the #1 and #2 spots with "Shape Of You" and "Castle On The Hill" for a third week.

British rapper Tinie Tempah returns with the highest debut of the week at #35 with "Text From Your Ex" featuring American R&B singer Tinashe. The fourth single from his upcoming album Youth becomes his 23rd top-40 hit in the UK...


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Martin Jensen, a DJ from Denmark, scores his first hit in this country at #63 with "Solo Dance"...


Another track from the soundtrack to the film La La Land, "Another Day Of Sun", shines in on the singles chart at #75...


Successful pop singer/songwriter Julia Michaels, who has written hits for Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld, and most prominently Justin Bieber ("Sorry"), lands her own first solo hit at #85 with "Issues"...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the UK, legendary DJ Pete Tong leaps from #6 to #1 with his collaboration with the Heritage Orchestra, Classic House...

Progressive rock veteran Mike Oldfield is back at #4 with Return To Ommadawn. The set is a "sequel" to his 1975 work Ommadawn, which also peaked at #4. The record is 2 tracks of 20 minutes apiece...


Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, a punk band from Hertfordshire, take their sophomore effort Modern Ruin to #7...


Londoner "grime" rapper Loyle Carner arrives at #14 with his debut album Yesterday's Gone...


Alternative-rap duo Run The Jewels scoot in at #38 with Run The Jewels 3. It's thefirst to reach the British chart for Killer Mike and El-P...


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