Saturday, February 18, 2017

Brit Sweep: February 18, 2017...


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

On the Official British singles chart, Ed Sheeran racks up a sixth week at #1 with "Shape Of You", though his "Castle On The Hill" gets nudged down a notch by Rag N' Bone Man's "Human" at #2...

Katy Perry rockets into the top ten at #7 with her brand new single "Chained To The Rhythm". It becomes her 14th top ten effort...


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Anne-Marie (Nicholson), a singer from Essex that appears on the former #1 hit "Rockabye" by Clean Bandit, claims her second solo top-40 hit (after "Alarm", which went to #16) with "Ciao Adios", which enters at #40...


Three songs from the soundtrack to the 50 Shades Darker movie arrive in the top 100, with Sia's "Helium" rising to #45...


Swedish House Mafia alums Axwell & Ingrosso return at #72 with "I Love You" featuring American rapper Kid Ink. The duo reached #22 in 2014 with "Something New"...


The second Fifty Shades Darker track to reach the chart is British soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae with a cover of Coldplay's "The Scientist" at #86. The original went to #10 in the UK in 2002. Her breakthrough single "Put Your Records On" peaked at #2 in 2006...


One rung under that at #87 is Nick Jonas with Nicki Minaj with Bom Bidi Bom from the film. Nick had a #2 hit in the UK with "Jealous" in 2014...


 Norwegian newcomer Sigrid makes her debut at #89 with "Don't Kill My Vibe"...


Meanwhile, on the albums chart in the UK, rapper turned blues-rocker Rag N' Bone Man debuts at #1 with his full-length debut Human...


London hard rock veterans Thunder are back at #3 with their eleventh studio effort Rip It Up. It's now their second-highest charting album after 1992's Laughing On Judgement Day (their second LP), which peaked at #2...


Rapper Nines, also from London (the North West side), drops in at #4 with his first set One Foot Out...



On the other side of London, the east, comes hip-hopper Devlin at #16 with The Devil In, his third release, and highest rank to date...


Irish singer Una Healy, who was part of the insanely successful girl-group the Saturdays, sees her first solo full-length album The Waiting Game land at #28...








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