Archive for January, 2020

Eminem scores Official UK Chart Double as Music To Be Murdered By and Godzilla debut at Number 1

Friday, January 24th, 2020

Congratulations to Eminem, who scores the Official Chart Double, debuting at Number 1 on both the Official Albums and Singles Chart.

The rapper’s eleventh studio album Music To Be Murdered By, surprised-released last week, debuts at Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart with 36,000 chart sales, while Godzilla ft. Juice Wrld tops the Official Singles Chart.

Finishing behind Eminem by just 93 chart sales is rising 21 year-old Compton rapper Roddy Ricch who has shot to viral fame on Tik Tok with The Box.

The Box climbs from 5 to Number 2 this week, thanks in part to the Roddy Ricch dance challenge where thousands of Tik Tok users have now filmed themselves showing off their moves.

Missing out on the top spot to Eminem’s Godzilla by less than 100 units this week, it’s one of the tightest finishes for Number 1 ever; the closest ever recorded was in 2007, when Timbaland’s The Way I Are pipped Kate Nash’s Foundations to Number 1 by just 16 sales.

Meanwhile, The Weeknd lands his fifth Top 5 song with Blinding Lights, rising four places to Number 4, and South London rapper Digdat claims his first ever Top 10 single with Ei8ht Mile ft. Aitch at 9.

Eminem has two further entries in this week’s Top 40 with Those Kinda Nights ft. Ed Sheeran (12) and Darkness (17).

Further down, Halsey leaps 11 places to Number 26 with You Should Be Sad, and two more songs make their Top 40 debut: Jonas Brothers’ What A Man Gotta Do  at 33 and The 1975’s Me & You Together Song at 35.

View this week’s Official Singles Chart Top 100

Gaming charts: Dragon Ball Z flies into the top spot with Kakarot

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Bandai Namco’s Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot seems to have been really popular in the UK, as the physical charts show that it has entered the top spot above the likes of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (number two) and FIFA 20 (number three).

This data comes from, with Kakarot selling 13% more than Dragon Ball FighterZ, which launched in the same month of 2018.

In a week of surprises, Nintendo 3DS titles also make an appearance, with Yo-Kai Watch at eight while WarioWare Gold is as high as five. Yo-Kai Watch: Bony Spirits and Flesh Souls are both at number 12 and 13 respectively too, with Metroid Prime: Federation Forces and Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley in the top 50 as well.

With Argos selling UK stock very cheap this likely explains the surge of 3DS titles, and those looking for Tokyo Mirage Session #FE Encore can find it at number 17, marking a 17% increase in sales over the Wii U version.

For the full top 10 look down below. Can Dragon Ball Z stay at the top spot?

1. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot / Bandai Namco
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare / Activision
3. FIFA 20 / EA Sports
4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order / EA
5. WarioWare Gold / Nintendo
6. Grand Theft Auto V / Rockstar
7. Luigi’s Mansion 3 / Nintendo
8. Yo-Kai Watch / Nintendo
9. Just Dance 2020 / Ubisoft
10. Minecraft / Microsoft

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