Every track on Ed Sheeran’s new album is in the charts, raising questions of chart legitimacy

Ed Sheeran’s phenomenal Spotify success is raising doubts with some over the integration of streaming data in the official charts, as the UK top 20 currently features all of Sheeran’s new album. Sheeran released his…

Rapper Future one of the only artists ever with a no. 1 and no. 2 album at the same time

Future joins a hall of fame featuring The Beatles, Prince, Guns N’ Roses and more, making history with 2 of his albums taking up the top two spots in the charts. This week Future has…

Ed Sheeran breaks more records, tops 1 billion YouTube views and more with new album ‘Divide’

Ed Sheeran returned with his second album last week and the singer/songwriter is already breaking records again as hundreds-of-millions of people listen around the world. After surprise dropping two new singles at the start of…

Ed Sheeran is still smashing Spotify charts with 5 weeks at No. 1

This week now marks the 5th week in a row that Ed Sheeran has topped the Spotify charts with his new single ‘Shape of You’ dominating the service. Ed Sheeran’s return to music sees him…

Pandora streams are now included in Billboard’s music charts

Billboard’s famous Hot 100 music chart is integrating Pandora streams for an even more comprehensive chart of what music is the most popular at the time. Just a week after Billboard implemented streaming figures into all…

All Billboard’s music charts now include streaming at last!

Billboard have finally integrated music streaming figures into all of their charts after introducing it to their primary Top 200 chart years ago. As one of the world’s biggest aggregators for music charts Billboard’s new…

80% of the UK’s singles market comes from Spotify and other streaming services

As streaming grew to record levels last year it saw so much growth that music streaming now makes up 80% of the singles market in the UK. The Official Charts Company have revealed a new…

Billboard and Nielsen add music streaming to 19 album charts

Nielsen have announced they’ll begin integrating music streaming figures into a number of Billboard’s genre-based album charts. Starting early next year Nielsen will combine album sales, track equivalent sales and streaming equivalent sales for 19 of Billboard‘s…

The king of Spotify, Drake now has over 3 billion streams on Views

Spotify’s long running top artist, Drake has just reached a major milestone of over 3 billion streams on his latest album Views and it’s singles. Canadian rapper/singer Drake holds the top spot at Spotify with…

One Dance by Drake is now the most streamed song ever on Spotify

Drake is the king of Spotify, and that has been confirmed as he takes to the top spot for the most streamed track ever with ‘One Dance’. Drake’s summer hit One Dance was everywhere, with…