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.

Bastille, Sam Smith, Arctic Monkeys Enjoy Post-BRIT Awards Sales Spikes

Bastille, Sam Smith, Arctic Monkeys Enjoy Post-BRIT Awards Sales Spikes

Best British Breakthrough act Bastille returned to the album summit with “Bad Blood” (Virgin/Universal) and Critics’ Choice winner Sam Smith debuted at No. 1 on the singles chart with “Money On My Mind” (Capitol/Universal). Arctic Monkeys, Disclosure, Rudimental and others also enjoyed substantial spikes in sales.
Katy B’s ‘Little Red’ Debuts at No. 1 in U.K.

Katy B’s ‘Little Red’ Debuts at No. 1 in U.K.

Katy B reached No. 2 with her debut set “Katy B On A Mission” In 2011 and has continued to rise in popularity since, scoring a fourth top ten single two weeks ago when “Crying For No Reason” entered at No. 5. It’s back up 7-5 this week.
Katy B’s ‘Little Red’ Arrives at No. 1 in U.K.

Katy B’s ‘Little Red’ Arrives at No. 1 in U.K.

Katy B reached No. 2 with her debut set “Katy B On A Mission” In 2011 and has continued to rise in popularity since, scoring a fourth top ten single two weeks ago when “Crying For No Reason” entered at No. 5. It’s back up 7-5 this week.
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Bombay Bicycle Club Rides To U.K. Chart Summit

London four-piece Bombay Bicycle Club landed their first U.K. No. 1 album with their fourth set “So Long, See You Tomorrow” (Universal Island) as the weekly sales figures were published by the Official Charts Company Sunday (Feb. 9).

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