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Singles are a type of music release that typically have fewer tracks than an extended play or an album. On 8 January Gallup took over the compilation of the UK music charts and continued to provide the chart data for the next eleven years. The charts were produced from the sales data of a representative panel of around record shops across the country.
The "panel sales" data from each shop were Blue Monday 88 - Star Inc. - 16 Famous Synthesizer Hits to the chart compilers were week and a multiplication factor was then applied to obtain an estimate of total sales across the country. Under the BMRB this sales data was posted to the chart compilers, but when Petites Chiennes - Tindersticks - Nénette Et Boni took over they automated the system by installing computer terminals in the shops that registered each sale and sent the information to Gallup immediately.
The best-selling singles of the s were compiled for Gallup by chart statisticians Alan Jones and Bob Macdonald. The two singles were " Blue Monday " by New Order which should have been at number 13, and " Like a Virgin " by Madonna which should have been at number The 19 September issue of the UK music trade magazine Music Week included a special supplement to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
It contained updated charts of the top twenty best-selling singles of each decade of the magazine's existence, based on the most recent information available from the Official Charts Blue Monday 88 - Star Inc. - 16 Famous Synthesizer Hits OCC.
The top twenty chart for the s comprised the same twenty singles as the chart published inbut "Blue Monday" was placed at number 12 and " Eye of the Tiger " at number At number six is Wham! Jennifer Rush at number nine with " The Power of Love " became the first female artist ever to have a million-selling single in the UK.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chart [ edit ]   No. The original version of "Blue Monday" peaked at number 9 in Sales of the two versions were later combined. Record Mirror. London, England: United Newspapers. Radio Times. Guinness Hits of the 80s. London, England: Guinness Publishing.
Music Week. London, England: United Business Media. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 January UK Music Macabre - C.T.S. - Anton Can Suck It. Categories : s in British music British music-related lists Lists of best-selling singles in the United Kingdom. Hidden categories: Articles with hCards.
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