This Week’s Top Tickets: Bon Jovi, KISS, Bryan Adams, Busted, Rita Ora, The Courteeners, Massive Attack, The Specials, Mark Knopfler and more

Bon Jovi

The rock legends will bring their This House Is Not For Sale tour to Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium on June 19, Wembley Stadium in London on June 21 and Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on June 23. It’s their first UK tour in six years and they will be joined by special guests Manic Street Preachers. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 2.

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KISS

The rock icons will cross the Atlantic in summer for the European leg of their End of the Road farewell tour, including UK arena shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Arena on July 11. Tickets go on general sale at 10am local time on November 2.

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Bryan Adams

The Canadian pop-rock legend will bring his Shine A Light tour to Belfast, London, Sheffield, Nottingham, Liverpool, Cardiff and Bournemouth in spring. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 2. The run takes its name from Adams’ new LP, which is out next year.

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Busted

The boyband will accompany the release of their new album, ‘Half Way There’, out on February 8, with arena shows in Glasgow, Cardiff, Manchester, Birmingham and London. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 2. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Rita Ora

The pop vocalist will support her long-awaited ‘Phoenix’ album, out on November 23, with arena shows in Cardiff, Bournemouth, London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds and Glasgow. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 2.

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The Courteeners

The indie band, who released ‘St. Jude Re:Wired’ in April to celebrate the album’s 10th anniversary, will play a huge homecoming show at Manchester’s Heaton Park on June 15. Tickets go on general sale at 9:30am on November 2, while James and Pale Waves are set to open.

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Massive Attack

Massive Attack will celebrate 21 years of their seminal ‘Mezzanine’ LP with UK and Ireland arena shows in January, February and March. A remastered version of the 1998 album is set to arrive on November 16. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 2.

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The Specials

The ska legends will release ‘Encore’, their first new music for 37 years, on February 1, followed by an extensive tour during spring. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 2.

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Mark Knopfler

The former Dire Straits lead singer and guitarist will be joined by expanded 10-piece band for arena shows in Leeds, Newcastle, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Manchester and Birmingham during May. The dates will support his upcoming LP, ‘Down The Road Wherever’, which is out on November 16. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 2.

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Also announced this week:

David Gray, the Beach Boys, Steve Aoki, Drenge, Hayley Kiyoko, Ministry Of Sound presents The Annual Classical, Tokio Hotel, Gary Numan, While She Sleeps, Escape The Fate, Sundara Karma, Lucy Spraggan, Ten Tonnes, Sea Girls, Four Tet, Seafret, Skinny Lister, Spielbergs, Still Game and many more! Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Panic! At The Disco, The Prodigy, Bring Me The Horizon, The Courteeners, Twenty One Pilots, Razorlight

Panic! At The Disco

Panic! At The Disco have announced spring dates for the UK leg of their world tour supporting ‘Pray For The Wicked’. Brendon Urie and band will play Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, Birmingham Arena, London’s O2 Arena and Manchester Arena between March 24 and 30, following new stops across continental Europe. Tickets go on general sale at 10am local time on August 31.

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The Prodigy

The Prodigy will embark on a UK and European tour this November in support of their upcoming seventh album, ‘No Tourists’. With the follow up to 2015’s ‘The Day Is My Enemy’ set to arrive via BMG on November 2, the legendary British dance trio have inked in arena shows in Glasgow, Nottingham, Brighton, Plymouth, Liverpool, Cardiff, Birmingham and Leeds plus two consecutive nights at London’s Alexandra Palace, followed by dates across the continent. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on August 31.

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Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon will tour Europe and the UK in November, including arena stops in Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow and Cardiff, before finishing up the run with two nights at Alexandra Palace. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on August 31, while ‘Amo’, the follow up to 2015’s ‘That’s The Spirit’, will arrive on January 11.

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The Courteeners

The Courteeners will tour the UK this winter, alongside special guest Gerry Cinnamon. The band, who released ‘St. Jude Re:Wired’ in April to celebrate the album’s 10th anniversary, will call in Stoke, Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham, Leicester, Llandudno, Newcastle, Glasgow, Southampton, Bristol, Hull, Liverpool and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, between November 15 and December 1. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on August 31.

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Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots have announced a London show for September. The duo, who are set to release their new album, ‘Trench’, on October 5, will call at the O2 Academy Brixton on September 12 for a performance they’ve called A Complete Diversion. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on August 31.

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Razorlight

Razorlight have announced a new album and accompanying tour. The indie outfit, led by Johnny Borrell, will put out ‘Olympus Sleeping’ on October 26. It is their first album in 10 years, following up 2008’s ‘Slipway Fires’. They will support the record with a UK tour in December, calling in Glasgow, Sheffield, Liverpool, Bristol, Birmingham, Brighton, Nottingham, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and Cambridge. Tickets go on sale at 10am on August 31.

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Also announced this week:

The Wombats, Billie Eilish, Tim Minchin, Joe Bonamassa, Skindred, Lil Pump, UFO, White Denim and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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Top Tours This Week: Gorillaz, Harry Styles, Courteeners, The Divine Comedy, Andre Rieu, Muse, Michael McIntyre and more…

Gorillaz

Gorillaz, created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, will call at Brighton Centre, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, Manchester Arena, Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena and the O2 Arena in London between November 27 and December 4, as part of their Humanz tour, which shares its name with the band’s new album.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on May 5, priced £30.00/£45.00 plus fees.


Harry Styles

Harry Styles will play two shows at London’s Eventim Apollo in October and dates in Manchester and Glasgow in November as part of his solo world tour in support of his self-titled debut solo album, which arrives on May 12.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 5, priced £35.00/£36.25 plus fees.


Courteeners

Courteeners will warm up for their date at Manchester’s Old Trafford cricket ground with shows at Halifax Victoria Theatre and the O2 Academy Sheffield on May 23 and 24. Their Manchester show follows on May 27.
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Tickets for the new gigs are on sale at 10am on May 6, priced £27.50 plus fees.


The Divine Comedy

The band, who released ‘Foreverland’ last year, have lined up shows in Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol, Manchester, London, Bournemouth and Brighton between November 23 and December 1.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 5, priced £30.00 plus fees.


André Rieu

The Dutch violinist will be accompanied by his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra at Dublin’s 3Arena, the SSE Arena Belfast, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, Liverpool’s Echo Arena, Birmingham’s Genting Arena and London’s SSE Arena Wembley between December 14 and 22.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 5, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.


Muse

Muse will headline Belfast Vital this summer at Boucher Playing Fields on August 23. Biffy Clyro, Nothing But Thieves and Fangclub are also confirmed to perform.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 5, priced at £49.50 plus fees.


Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre will bring his Big World Tour to venues around the world, with arena shows across the UK and Ireland planned between March and November 2018, including multiple performances in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Nottingham, Cardiff, Manchester, Birmingham, Brighton, Dublin, Aberdeen, Glasgow and London plus dates in Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Belfast and Sheffield.
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Tickets are on general sale from 10am on May 5, priced from £25.00/£35.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Also announced this week, so far

Don Broco, Kaleo, Texas, The Twang, Wet Wet Wet, Jacob Banks, Yes Lad, Beth Ditto, Youngr, Daniel O’Donnell, Bright Light Bright Light, Rhiannon Giddens, Smino, Kadhja Bonet, The Sherlocks, Hannah Georgas, Mutation, Johnny Flynn, Nothing But Thieves, Lionize, Yak, Bleachers, Suffocation, Six Organs of Admittance, Steven Page, Martha Tilson and more.

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This Week’s New Releases: Tove Lo, Empire Of The Sun And CRX

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This week there’s a very eclectic mix of releases hitting the shelves. Tove Lo is offering up her sophomore album, Empire Of The Sun are putting out LP #3 and CRX, the new band of Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi, are releasing their debut record, which boasts production by Queens Of The Stone Age’s Joshua Homme.

But if none of those tickle your fancy there’s plenty more to choose from below.

The Answer – ‘Solas’ (Napalm Records)

The Courteeners – ‘Mapping The Rendezvous’ (Ignition)

Crowbar – ‘The Serpent Only Lies’ (Steamhammer)

CRX – ‘New Skin’ (Columbia)

Empire Of The Sun – ‘Two Vines’ (Virgin)

Frank Iero and the Patience – ‘Parachutes’ (Hassle Records)

Helmet – ‘Dead To The World’ (EarMUSIC (via Absolute))

James Arthur – ‘Back From The Edge’ (Sony)

Kacey Musgraves – ‘A Very Kacey Christmas’ (Decca)

LeAnn Rimes – ‘Remnants’ (RCA)

Madness – ‘Can’t Touch Us Now’ (UMC)

Ólafur Arnalds – ‘Island Songs’ (Decca)

Soft Hair – ‘Soft Hair’ (Weird World)

The Pop Group – ‘Honeymoon On Mars’ (Freaks R Us)

Tove Lo – ‘Lady Wood’ (Polydor)

TOY – ‘Clear Shot’ (Heavenly)

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Phil Collins Hits #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So it seems Drake‘s time at the top was short lived as this week Phil Collins is at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. He’s followed closely by Kings Of LeonLittle MixJustin Bieber and Peter Kay (Dance For Life).

Coldplay have left the top five this week and slid down to #9,  while Green Day and Kylie are both down six spots from last week. But it’s not all doom and gloom! The Chainsmokers are up four places and Catfish and the Bottlemen one.

This week the run of huge announcements continues, with Take ThatAriana GrandeDeftonesEllie Goulding and Tegan and Sara all confirming UK shows. Check back in with us next week to see if any are able to steal the top spot from Phil.

1. Phil Collins
2. Kings Of Leon
3. Little Mix
4. Justin Bieber
5. Peter Kay (Dance For Life)
6. Drake
7. Catherine Tate
8. Depeche Mode
9. Coldplay
10. Hacienda Classical
11. The Chainsmokers
12. The Courteeners
13. Donny Osmond
14. Still Game
15. Shawn Mendes
16. Catfish and the Bottlemen
17. James Arthur
18. Kylie
19. Green Day
20. Jack Whitehall

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Take That

2. Ariana Grande

3. Deftones

4. Ellie Goulding

5. Tegan and Sara

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Phil Collins, Little Mix, The Courteeners And Rick Astley

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PHIL COLLINS

Phil Collins has announced his return with five shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall between June 4 and 9, 2017. Tickets on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £55.00 plus fees.

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LITTLE MIX

Little Mix will hit the road next year, following the release of their fourth album, ‘Glory Days’, which is out on November 18. Stops include arenas shows in Sheffield, Cardiff, Liverpool, Newcastle, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham and Manchester between October 28 and November 22, finishing up at the O2 Arena in London on November 25. Tickets on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £25.00 plus fees.

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THE COURTEENERS

The Courteeners will perform at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford on May 27 next year, supported by the Charlatans, Blossoms and Cabbage. The band have also added dates in Dublin and Belfast to their 2016 tour plans. Tickets will go on sale starting 9am on October 21, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.

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RICK ASTLEY

Rick Astley will play a series of Forest Live shows next summer, with performances planned at Begebury Pinetum near Tunbridge Wells, Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury, Dalby Forest, Thetford Forest, Delamere Forest and Cannock Chase Forest, between June 16 and July 8. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 21, priced £36.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Phil Collins

Phil Collins will return for five shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall between June 4 and 9, 2017.
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Tickets on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £55.00 plus fees.


Little Mix

Little Mix will support their upcoming fourth album, ‘Glory Days’, out on November 18, with arenas shows in Sheffield, Cardiff, Liverpool, Newcastle, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham and Manchester between October 28 and November 22, finishing up at the O2 Arena in London on November 25, 2017.
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Tickets on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £25.00 plus fees.


Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande will bring her Dangerous Woman tour to Birmingham’s Genting Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena, Manchester Arena and London’s O2 Arena in May 2017.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 28, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.


Kings Of Leon

Kings Of Leon play UK arena shows in Leeds, Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool and Glasgow between February 19 and 27.
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Tickets are on sale now, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.


The Courteeners

The Courteeners will perform at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford on May 27, supported by the Charlatans, Blossoms and Cabbage.
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Tickets will go on sale at 9am on October 21, prices start at £45.00 plus fees.


Dave Matthews And Tim Reynolds

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds of the Dave Matthews Band have confirmed acoustic shows at London’s Eventim Apollo and Dublin’s Olympia next March, as part of a run of shows across Europe.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 23, priced £45.00 plus fees.


All Time Low

The Baltimore pop-punk troupe will follow up their previously confirmed sold out show at London’s Eventim Apollo with spring dates in Cardiff, Southampton, Cambridge, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Belfast, Dublin, Bristol, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Norwich and London, where they will also now play the O2 Academy Brixton.
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Tickets are on sale 6pm on October 20, prices start at £28.50/£30.75 plus fees.


Peter Kay

Peter Kay will take his Dance For Life arena tour to Coventry’s Ericsson Indoor Arena (located within the Ricoh Arena) for two nights, the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Sheffield Arena, First Direct Arena in Leeds and Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena next spring in aid of Cancer Research UK.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 22, prices start at £28.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Pretenders, Melanie C, Paolo Nutini, Traams, Wilkinson, The Damned, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Rick Astley, CHIC Featuring Nile Rodgers, Kaleo, The Darkness, Thirdstory, Stiff Little Fingers, Car Seat Headrest, Drenge, Matthew And The Atlas, Lindsey Stirling, Jamie T, Jessarae, Lacey, Chelsea Grin, Tom Grennan, Pinegrove, Andy Shauf, Hacienda Classical, WWE Live and more!

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Green Day Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So, Green Day have managed it, they’ve knocked festival favourites Biffy Clyro off the top spot and down to #6.  Completing the rest of the top five we have Olly MursFrankie ValliJustin Bieber and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

This week we welcome some new names to the chart, including Lucy SpragganThe Next StepJimmy Eat WorldMarvel Universe LiveShawn Mendes and Christine and the Queens, among others. The new blood has meant we’ve had to say goodbye to some acts, but we’ve still got some familiar faces who are holding firm in the top 20,  such as The CureCatfish and the BottlemenTwenty One Pilots and Dave Chappelle.

We’ve had a big re-jig this week, so it’s anyone’s guess as to what next week’s chart will look like, especially considering there are tickets going on sale for Elton JohnKorn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit), Bon IverThe Pretty Reckless and Taking Back Sunday.  Check back in with us to see if any of them manage to steal the #1 spot from the punk trio.

1. Green Day
2. Olly Murs
3. Frankie Valli
4. Justin Bieber
5. Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Biffy Clyro
7. Lucy Spraggan
8. Twenty One Pilots
9. The Next Step
10. The Cure
11. Jimmy Eat World
12. The Courteeners
13. Marvel Universe Live
14. Dave Chappelle
15. Billy Joel
16. Shawn Mendes
17. David Gilmour
18. Catfish and the Bottlemen
19. Christine and the Queens
20. Status Quo

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Elton John

2. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)

3. Bon Iver

4. The Pretty Reckless

5. Taking Back Sunday

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Biffy Clyro At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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It took us a while to recover from the bank holiday shenanigans, so we’ve doubled up and given you a chart covering August 22 to September 4.

Reading Festival headliners Biffy Clyro have knocked the event off the top spot and taken #1 position on the chart. Following closely behind are fellow festival headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers, while making up the rest of the top five we have The CourteenersTwenty One Pilots and South West Four.

We’ve had lots of show announcements recently, which has meant a lot of movement on the chart and welcoming some new blood, including Twenty One PilotsFrank Turner, Dave ChappelleOliver Heldens and You Me At Six.

This week we’ve had even more MASSIVE tours announced. Green Day have confirmed a trio of UK arena shows, as well as a North American tour, Shawn Mendes has lined up a world tour,  Olly Murs will be calling at arenas across the UK and Ireland in 2017, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons are getting back on the road next year, and Ne-Yo will play two UK arena shows in November. Come back and see us next week to see if any have managed to bump the Biff from the top spot.

1. Biffy Clyro
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers
3. The Courteeners
4. Twenty One Pilots
5. South West Four
6. Justin Bieber
7. Reading Festival
8. Dave Chappelle
9. You Me At Six
10. Frank Turner
11. Creamfields
12. Catfish and the Bottlemen
13. The Chemical Brothers
14. Oliver Heldens
15. David Gilmour
16. The Cure
17. Marti Pellow
18. Chase and Status
19. Jess Glynne
20. Tennents Vital

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Green Day

2. Shawn Mendes

3. Olly Murs

4. Frankie Valli

5. Ne-Yo

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Comedian Kevin Hart Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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On his first week in the chart Kevin Hart has taken the #1 spot from Stereophonics, who have dropped to #8. Also doing well in their first week are Hozier, Bring Me The Horizon and The Libertines, who have come in at #3, #4 and #7, respectively.

However, sadly we bid adieu to The CourteenersReading Festival, Calvin Harris (Tennents Vital and Glasgow Summer Sessions), WWE NXTJames BayFall Out BoyThe 1975Years and YearsDisney On IceBBC Radio 2 Live and Foals, who have all left the top 20.

However, we give a very warm welcome to chart newbies RunrigOliver HeldensFifth HarmonyMOBO Awards and Babymetal.

3. Hozier
5. U2

On sale next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Tom Jones

2. Tame Impala

3. Suede

4. The Maccabees

5. Frankie Boyle

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