Paul Sexton

London-based print and broadcast journalist Paul Sexton has been a contributor to Billboard
since the early 1990s. He also writes for such British newspapers as the Sunday Times,
Financial Times and Sunday Express, hosts inflight shows for such airlines as Emirates
and KLM, and makes radio documentaries for BBC Radio 2 and others.

Dr. Dre 2015

Dr. Dre Gains an Instant U.K. No. 1 With 'Compton'

Dr.Dre’s Compton (Interscope/Universal) scored an instant No. 1 on the new U.K. album chart published today (Aug. 14), his first in the territory. Charlie Puth went straight to the top of the singles countdown with “Marvin Gaye” (Atlantic/Warner Music), featuring Meghan Trainor.
Dr. Dre 2015

Dr. Dre Gains an Instant U.K. No. 1 With 'Compton'

Dr.Dre’s Compton (Interscope/Universal) scored an instant No. 1 on the new U.K. album chart published today (Aug. 14), his first in the territory. Charlie Puth went straight to the top of the singles countdown with “Marvin Gaye” (Atlantic/Warner Music), featuring Meghan Trainor.
One Direction

One Direction Claims Fourth U.K. No. 1 With 'Drag Me Down'

One Direction's first single as a quartet, "Drag Me Down" (Syco Music/Sony), has not only become their fourth No. 1 in the U.K., but created a new streaming record in the territory, with 2.03 million streams in its opening week. The Official Charts Company's new sales data also showed British rock outfit the Maccabees landing their first No. 1 album with Marks to Prove It (Fiction/Polydor/Universal).
One Direction

One Direction Claims Fourth U.K. No. 1 With 'Drag Me Down'

One Direction's first single as a quartet, "Drag Me Down" (Syco Music/Sony), has not only become their fourth No. 1 in the U.K., but created a new streaming record in the territory, with 2.03 million streams in its opening week. The Official Charts Company's new sales data also showed British rock outfit the Maccabees landing their first No. 1 album with Marks to Prove It (Fiction/Polydor/Universal).

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