1. Akon, George Michael Dominate U.K. Charts

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Smack That" (Universal) by Akon featuring Eminem rose 12-1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday (Nov. 19) to give the Senegalese rapper a second No. 1 in the territory to place alongside last year "Smack That" (Universal) by Akon featuring Eminem rose 12-1 on the new U…

  2. Dutch DJ Le Grande, Girls Aloud Rule U.K. Charts

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Dutch "superstar DJ" Fedde Le Grande has the U.K.'s new No. 1 single after rising from last week's No. 2 entry with "Put Your Hands Up for Detroit" (Data). On the album chart, pop oufit Girls Aloud de Dutch "superstar DJ" Fedde Le Grande has the U.K.&…

  3. Newcomers Rae, Chico Rule U.K. Charts

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST English singer/songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae continued her meteoric emergence in the U.K by debuting at the top of the album chart yesterday (March 5) with her self-titled debut set. English singer/songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae continued her meteoric emergence in the U.K by debuting at the…

  4. Ward, Eminem Rule U.K. Christmas Charts

    December 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shayne Ward, the winner of last week's "The X Factor" TV talent series, achieved the much-sought Christmas No. 1 single in the U.K. with "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG). The single sold a remar Shayne Ward, the Manchester-born winner of last week's …

  5. Madonna, Il Divo Lead U.K. Charts

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna's "Hung Up" (Warner Bros.) became her 11th U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Nov. 13), and first for five years. The first single from the album "Confessions on a Dance Floor" extends her span of U Madonna's "Hung Up" (Warner Bros.) became her 11th U…

  6. Oasis' 'Idle' Overtakes U.K. Singles Chart

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Oasis made it two U.K. No. 1 singles in a row from its Big Brother album "Don't Believe The Truth" album yesterday (Aug. 28) as "The Importance of Being Idle" debuted at the top. Oasis made it two U.K. No. 1 singles in a row from its Big Brother album "Don't…

  7. Pied Piper Struts To No. 1 In The U.K.

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A club hit that first made a name at the European dance hotbed of Ayia Napa, Cyprus, last summer stormed to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart on Sunday. With reported advance orders of 150,000 copies, " A club hit that first made a name at the European dance hotbed of Ayia Napa, Cyprus,…