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GRAMMY PERFORMANCES:
THE CONUNDRUM
Conundrum: a confusing and difficult problem or question. (1/18a)
SONG REVENUE CHART:
THE SEQUEL
Halsey's a trend-breaker. (1/18a)
HITS LIST: TRENDING
LIKE CATS & DOGS
These 10 luminaries are singin' in the rain. (1/18a)
FLIPOVER FRIDAY: NEW ARRIVALS AT iTUNES AND APPLE MUSIC
Ariana keeps on keepin' on. (1/18a)
THIS YEAR’S MODEL VW ROLLING OFF ASSEMBLY LINE
But what's an FOTB? (1/18a)
THE NEW PUB WORLD
Serious musical chairs.
CURATING GRAMMY PERFORMANCES
The calculus of awards, ratings and moments.
THE FIRST BIG RELEASE OF 2019
...is not what you'd expect.
THE NEW SUPERSTARS
The old pop rules just don't apply.
Blighty Beat
U.K.'S BIGGEST SELLERS OF 2018
1/3/19

The Top 10 of the U.K.’s best-selling albums in 2018 shows the extent to which compilations and soundtracks ruled last year, alongside the ongoing popularity of U.S. hip-hop acts, leaving little space for homegrown artist albums.

The Greatest Showman was the best-selling album in the U.K. last year with 1.6m sales, according to data from the Entertainment Retailers' Association. George Ezra,  the only British artist with an album released last year to make the Top 10, is #2 with Staying at Tamara’s (Columbia), followed by Ed Sheeran with his 2017 release Divide (Atlantic) at #3.

Half of the Top 10 singles list were releases from British artists, with “One Kiss” (Columbia/Warner Bros.) by Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa crowned the year’s best-selling single with 1.57m sales.

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