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Nathan Evans’ sea shanty Wellerman goes to number one in UK chart

Nathan Evans’ sea shanty Wellerman goes to number one in UK chart

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Official Charts CompanyScottish postman-turned-social media sensation Nathan Evans has reached number one in the UK charts with his version of a 19th Century sea shanty.Evans first found fame on TikTok by singing traditional seafaring songs, before being offered a record deal and giving up his day job.A pop remix of one song, Wellerman, has spent seven weeks in the top three but has now finally reached the top spot."We've done it! Unbelievable, I'm speechless," he said."Everybody's support has been absolutely fantastic, thank you each and every one of you. We made it!"His rise to number one comes after an appearance on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway last weekend.Wellerman was thought to have been written by New Zealand whalers about an employee of the Weller Brothers shipping compan...
How did debut artist Olivia Rodrigo break chart records?

How did debut artist Olivia Rodrigo break chart records?

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Bruce Springsteen makes UK chart history as new album hits No 1

Bruce Springsteen makes UK chart history as new album hits No 1

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Bruce Springsteen has made UK chart history, becoming the first solo artist to have a number one album in five consecutive decades.Letter To You, the singer's 12th chart-topper, outsold the rest of the top five combined to take this week's highest chart position, ahead of new releases from Gorillaz and Blossoms. It makes Springsteen, 71, the first credited solo artist to have a number one album in every decade from the 1980s through to the 2020s.His first was Born In The USA, his seventh album, in 1984, with famous earlier records such as Born To Run, released in 1975, and The River, in 1980, missing out on the top spot. Image: Springsteen's first UK number one album was Born In The USA, released in 1984 Known for his marathon live sh...
Headie One tops chart with album named after mum

Headie One tops chart with album named after mum

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Queen top UK album chart for first time in 25 years

Queen top UK album chart for first time in 25 years

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Rock group Queen have returned to the top of the charts for the first time since 1995. The band's concert album, Live Around The World, beat competition from K-pop band Blackpink and former Spice Girl Melanie C to claim the top spot.It's Queen's 10th number one overall and the first for US singer Adam Lambert, who joined the group in 2011."Number one - my favourite number," said drummer Roger Taylor. "It's a thrill, still.""I'm so glad people are enjoying this album so much," added Lambert. "The fact that we can celebrate the iconic music of Queen all these years later is incredible." Top 5 Albums - 9 October 2020Live Around The World is Queen's eighth live album but their first without founder member and lead sing...