Monday, June 15, 2009

Chart Watch Britain: June 15, 2009

Our weekly recap of veteran artists on the current British music charts. Chart highlights:

  • It's a big week for artist compilations in Britain as seven new ones hit the charts, topped off by the new U.K. version of Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band's Greatest Hits. It premiers at number 7.
  • Other new compilations are by Cat Stevens (18), Mike Oldfield (25), Meat Loaf (28), Don Henley (29), the Faces (36) and the Seekers (41).
  • Three albums of new material by veteran artists also premiered this week. Chickenfoot started at 23, Sonic Youth's The Eternal at 42 and UFO's The Visitor at 99.
  • Falling off the British Album chart after only one week is Elvis Costello's Secret, Profane and Sugarcane.
Previous week position noted in parenthesis.

Top 100 British Albums
Top 100 British Singles
  • #1 (-) - Mama Do - Pixie Lott
  • #2 (1) - Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
  • #3 (4) - Release Me - Agnes
  • #4 (2) - Bonkers - Dizzee Rascal / Van Helden
  • #5 (5) - Red - Daniel Merryweather
  • #40 (24) - Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer) - Ironik/Chipmunk/Elton John
  • #74 (40) - Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
  • #93 (100) - Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

See the rest of the charts below the cut.

Top 40 British R&B Albums
  • #1 (-) - The E.N.D. - Black Eyed Peas
  • #2 (1) - Relapse - Eminem
  • #3 (2) - I Am...Sasha Fierce - Beyonce
  • #4 (3) - R&B Collection 2009 - Various Artists
  • #5 (4) - Uncle B - N-Dubz
  • No Veteran Artists Charting
Top 40 British R&B Singles
  • #1 (1) - Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas
  • #2 (2) - Knock You Down - Keri Hilson/Kanye West/Ne-Yo
  • #3 (3) - Kiss Me Through the Phone - Soulja Boy Featuring Sammie
  • #4 (4) - Number 1 - Tincy Stryder Featuring N-Dubz
  • #5 (5) - We Made You - Eminem
  • #11 (9) - Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer) - Ironik/Chipmunk/Elton John
Top 40 British Rock Albums
Top 40 British Rock Singles
  • #1 (-) - New Divide - Linkin Park
  • #2 (1) - If Today Was Your Last Day - Nickelback
  • #3 (2) - Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
  • #4 (5) - What I've Done - Linkin Park
  • #5 (7) - Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
  • #10 (9) - Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
  • #12 (11) - Enter Sandman - Metallica
  • #18 (26) - Epic - Faith No More
  • #19 (16) - Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • #20 (33) - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) - Meat Loaf
  • #21 (17) - Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
  • #29 (22) - One - Metallica
  • #33 (32) - We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions - Queen
  • #36 (13) - Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • #37 (38) - Ace of Spades - Motorhead
  • #40 (-) - Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
Top 40 British Dance Singles
  • #1 (1) - Warrior's Dance - Prodigy
  • #2 (3) - I Remember - Deadmau5 & Kaskade
  • #3 (2) - Bonkers - Dizee Rascal/Armand Van Helden
  • #4 (R) - Omen - Prodigy
  • #5 (R) - Pjanoo - Eric Prydz
  • #36 (R) - I'm Every Woman/Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan

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