The first number one on the UK Singles Chart was " Here in My Heart " by Al Martino for the week ending date 14 November 1952.
The first unsigned artist to break the top 5 was Alex Day, who reached number 4 with his single "Forever Yours" in the Christmas chart, beating Coldplay and Olly Murs, 59 following a large-scale social media campaign.
However, it agreed to the new rules provided that digital sales were only included to a single's sales tally if there was a physical equivalent sold in shops at the time.
Sales through mobile phones are also counted.
In 1990, Brookes was replaced as presenter by Mark Goodier, but returned 18 months later.Guinness Book of British Hit Singles and subsequently adopted by the Official Charts Company.Retrieved s This Is Love becomes UK's 1200th Number 1".Record Retailer chart from 1960 to 1969 as predecessors for the period prior to 11 February 1969, where multiples of competing charts (none official) coexisted side by side.New rules were added to the chart on 16 September 2007 to include one-track CD singles (with a limit of 15 minutes) and to retail at a minimum of 40p per one-track CD single.PC Pro: News: Beatles albums remastered for download debut Archived 19 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.9 12 In July 1987, Gallup signed a new agreement with BPI, increasing the sample size to approximately 500 stores and introducing barcode scanners to read data.As part of the revised rules, singles would now be removed from the chart two weeks after the deletion of their physical formats; "Crazy" left the chart 11 weeks later from number 5 and a subsequent chart-topper, Nelly Furtado 's " Maneater disappeared from number.Citation needed It also complained that including singles not available physically would confuse customers and create gaps in stores' sale racks.66 Comparison of singles charts (19521969) edit Main article: List of UK charts and number-one singles (19521969) With no official chart before 1969, a number of periodicals compiled their own charts during the 1950s and 1960s.24 In May 1989, chart regulations kept Kylie Minogue 's song " Hand on Your Heart " from entering at number one because sales from cassette singles were not included (they were sold for.99 cheaper than allowed at the time).
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74 75 Bates was succeeded by Tony Blackburn, who presented the show for two-and-a-half years; Tommy Vance, who presented for two years, Bates returned in January 1984 and presented the show until September that year, then Richard Skinner for eighteen months.
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"This Week's Charts Analysed" (PDF).A month later, Leona Lewis placed five tracks from her album Spirit simultaneously on the singles chart.For the first week's combined chart the impact of this doubling was not readily apparent at the top of the chart, although a few singles in the middle positions benefited.On, Greg James took over from Amfo, who had become the show's shortest-serving principal presenter.From until, the chart week ran from 00:01 Sunday to midnight Saturday.