UK Chart Links
Current UK Singles Charts
Dotmusic Charts
The latest Top 75 singles and albums plus various other charts.
Radio 1 Top 40 Page
The top 40 singles chart, updated live as the chart is announced on Sunday afternoon.
NME Charts
Top 100 singles and albums.
Commentaries & Summaries
James Masterton's Chart Commentary
Information on this week's new entries and other chart stories.
Dominator's Chart Commentary
Opinionated rundown of the week's movers and shakers.
Dotmusic Chart Forum
The top forum for chart chat. Registration required for posting.
Radio 1 Top 40 Messageboard
Messageboard linked to the Radio 1 Top 40 show. Registration required for posting .
Number One Hits & Trivia
The Ones
Neatly-presented lists of number one hits with links to most artists, and snippets of trivia about each record. Highly recommended.
Charts Worldwide
You'll have to sit through a lot of Flash animation, but this site does eventually provide lists of UK and US number ones and twos, plus other chart trivia.
M G and C's Chart Trivia Site
Oddly-presented but fact-packed site with lists of number one hits and other chart facts.
Sharon Persky's Music Pages
Amazing collection of lists including US number one hits back to the 1890s! Plus UK number one singles and albums and lots of fascinating statistics.
Past Hits
Database of peak positions for Top 40 hits 1952-2002, searchable by artist, title and date. Some features require Java but the main database doesn't.
Chart runs, writers, producers, labels for Top 10 hits 1952-2002. Frames.
UK and international chart statistics.
Searchable chart runs for Top 40 Hits 1980-2000.
Searchable chart runs for Top 40 hits. Java.
The Official UK Charts Company
The company that owns the charts and gets very stroppy about anyone sharing them. Java-based site.
Broadcast Charts
Top Of The Pops Official Homepage
From the BBC. Includes both history and latest news.
Unofficial Top Of The Pops history site.
BBC Radio 1 Top 40 Homepage
Facts and features relating to the R1 Top 40 show. And you can stream the show from here too, but you'll need RealOne, which is evil. - Sunday Afternoon Chart Show
The history, from Pick Of The Pops (yay!) to the Chart Show With Wes (booo!). This link has been temporarily deactivated for security reasons.
Guinness British Hit Singles
The long-running series of chart books, now up to its 16th edition.
Complete Book Of The British Charts
Giving Guinness a kick up the arse!
Artist information
Information on 45rpm releases by artists from the 1950s and 1960s.
Collins Crapo's Oldies
Musical and lyrical descriptions of hundreds of hit songs and album tracks, mainly from the 1960s.
Essential Eighties
A highly entertaining site featuring biographies for artists who made their UK chart debut during the 1980s.
Cliff Richard Chart Site
The top home-grown UK chart star has a whole site dedicated to his chart feats.
In The 80s
The music, movies and fashions of the 1980s.
US-slanted site with information on most artists.
COPS charts page
A useful beginner's guide to how the charts work.
If you use computers, then you need to know about this.