So last Sunday, Mark Ronson claimed his 1st UK number 1 song with "Uptown Funk" which features Bruno Mars, and in the album chart Ed Sheeran reclaimed the top spot with "X (Multiply)". But today the official UK Christmas top 40 singles & albums are announced and who will get the title of Christmas number 1?
So last Sunday Ed Sheeran re-claimed the top spot with the ballad of 2014 "Thinking Out Loud", but thanks to X-Factor finalist Fleur East, the new song from Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars was leading the way on Wednesday. also expect new entries from Oliver Heldens & Bring Me The Horizon.
On Sunday, Ed Sheeran reclaimed the top spot with his ballad "Thinking Out Loud" keeping the boys from Union J at bay, but the Xmas feel of the chart is starting to take effect. Over on the album chart Take That claimed yet another chart topper with "III", but who will claim the top spots today?
Take That claimed their 12th UK number 1 song last week with "These Days" but can they make it 2 weeks in a row. Well, if the boys from Union J have anything to say the answer would be No. Wednesday saw the 4 piece X-Factor finalists claim their 1st UK number 1 song, but who will get there today?
On Sunday, Take That scored their 12th UK number 1 song with "These Days", but there are high new entries from Blonde (featuring Melissa Steel) & Union J who both would love the top spot. And Olly Murs scored the best selling album with "Never Been Better", but the new trio of Take That, jointly formed boyband McBusted & rockers AC/DC all have new material released this week. Who will score the best seller?
Band Aid 30 stormed the charts last weekend with the latest re-released version of the best selling charity song ever, but there is a trio of men who want to claim their 12th UK number 1 song. Gary, Mark & Howard AKA Take That were in 2nd place on Wednesday but their song has been selling shed leads. Who will claim the top spot this week?
The 4th outing of the Band Aid single claimed the top spot last Sunday, but there are loads of New Entries including Take That's come back single looking strong, and on the album chart One Direction were atop with their latest release "FOUR", but who will claim the top spot on the singles & album chart this week? Tune in to BBC Radio 1 from 4pm on Sunday to find out.
Today's featured video comes from one of the UK's best bands, who today release their 41st single.
The 2014 BBC Children In Need song "Wake Me Up" was last week's number 1, but as the world knows, this year marks the 30th anniversary of the Band Aid charity song "Do They Know It's Christmas". On Wednesday the 4th outing of the charity song was leading the way, but there are loads of new entires from Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne, Olly Murs & Wretch 32, all vying for that top spot. Who will get there today?
On Sunday Gareth Malone's All Star Choir claimed the UK number 1 single with "Wake Me Up" & Pink Floyd scored their 1st UK number 1 album since 1994 with "The Endless River", but who is leading the way for this Sunday's chart? Tune in to BBC Radio 1 from 4pm on Sunday to find out.