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The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

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The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

25 Years of Texas20150227

Singer Sharleen Spiteri on the new Texas album

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

On this week's show we will be talking to Sharleen Spiteri from the band Texas. They are back with a brand new album which mixes new songs with up to date versions of their classic hits, to help celebrate their 25th anniversary.

We will also be hearing from the American band Imagine Dragons who are back with the follow up to their hugely successful debut album.

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers into the latest UK singles charts. This week they include new tracks from Taylor Swift, production trio LuvBug and DJ David Guetta who has teamed up with vocalist Emeli Sande.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by NeYo, Charli XCX and the most successful album in 20 years for the British rock band Thunder.

Along with all of the top 5 best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is selling the most in New Zealand, its all on this week's Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: Sharleen Spiteri. Credit: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images for De Beers Diamond Jewellers)

A-ha, Five Finger Death Punch, The View2015091120150912 (WS)

A-ha on their latest album and music from Five Finger Death Punch, The View, Troye Sivan

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

It has been 30 years since A-ha scored their debut worldwide hit with the song Take On Me, and they are still going strong. After a five-year break they are back with their 10th studio album and on this week's show they tell us all about it.

Also, we feature tracks from the latest albums by rockers Five Finger Death Punch, Scottish indie band The View, South African star Troye Sivan and British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden.

As usual we feature all the high newcomers into the latest UK singles chart. This week they include the debut from UK producer Sigala, Kygo and Galantis.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in Britain, and look at who is topping the charts in Italy. Presented by Kim Robson.

Alesso and Sam Smith20150102

We hear from Swedish producer Alesso and British singer Sam Smith.

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

This week we count down the final album and singles charts of 2014. We feature the latest hit from Swedish producer Alesso, who has reworked a classic David Bowie song from the 1970s, and we play hits from Taylor Swift, Olly Murs, Ed Sheeran and Mark Ronson.

We also hear from singer Sam Smith, who was the only artist in 2014 to sell a million copies of an album in both Britain and America, and hear tracks from Coldplay, Royal Blood, John Legend and Clean Bandit.

Annie Lennox20141107

A new collection of classic blues and jazz standards from British singer Annie Lennox

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We talking to Annie Lennox about a new collection of her versions of classic blues and jazz standards.

We also hear from the singer Yusuf Islam, who is better known as Cat Stevens. He is back after a break of five years with his most rock-based album to date. He has also recently toured America for the first time since 1978.

As usual we will be featuring all the high new entries into the latest UK singles chart. This week they include the latest from One Republic, Calvin Harris, Jeremih and the debut for the German dance producer Parra For Cuva.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by Taylor Swift, rock band Mallory Knox and a song from the surprise winners of this year's Mercury Music Prize, The Young Fathers.

We feature the top five best selling songs in the UK, and we take a look at who is topping the charts in South Africa.

(Picture: Annie Lennox, Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)

Annie Lennox20141107

We'll be talking to Annie Lennox about a new collection of her versions of classic blues and jazz standards.

We will also be hearing from the singer Yusuf, who is better known as Cat Stevens. He is back after a break of five years with his most rock-based album to date. He has also recently toured America for the first time since 1978.

As usual we will be featuring all the high new entries into the latest UK singles chart. This week they include the latest from One Republic, Calvin Harris, Jeremih and the debut for the German dance producer Parra For Cuva.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by Taylor Swift, rock band Mallory Knox and a song from the surprise winners of this year's Mercury Music Prize, The Young Fathers.

Along with the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is topping the charts in South Africa, its all on this week's Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

Picture: Annie Lennox, Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS

Black Star Riders, Led Zeppelin and The Scorpions20150306

Rock out with the Black Star Riders, Led Zeppelin, The Scorpions and Chris Brown

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

We are rocking on this week's show. We talk to the Black Star Riders who are made up of some original members of the 70's rock group Thin Lizzy. They are back with their second album of new material.

We also talk to the surviving members of the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin who are back in the charts with a remastered edition of their album Physical Graffiti which is also celebrating its 40th anniversary.

There is a new track from German rock band The Scorpions, who are just about to embark on a 50th anniversary tour.

As usual we feature all the high new entries into the latest UK singles chart, including the latest from production duo Axwell and Ingrosso, Kelly Clarkson and a new hit for the unstoppable Sam Smith.

Also, there is music from the latest albums by Chris Brown and Public Service Broadcasting, a band who use samples from old public information films and newsreels.

And, Kim Robson takes a look at the top five best selling songs, and who is topping the charts in Poland.

(Photo: Ricky Warwick of Thin Lizzy on stage during their Monster Tour. Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Blur, The Proclaimers, Zac Brown Band20150509

Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon on the latest Blur album

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We hear from Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon from the band Blur. They are back with their first new album in 12 years, and it features tracks that were recorded during a trip to Hong Kong two years ago. We also hear from brothers Craig and Charlie Reid who are best known as The Proclaimers. They are back with their 10th album.

We feature tracks from two Country and Western bands. From America there's the latest from the Zac Brown Band and from the UK duo The Shires.

We look at the high newcomers into the UK singles chart. They include the latest from rapper Skepta, Carly Rae Jepsen, producer Alesso, Hozier and the UK debut for the Euro hit by Aronchupa.

Plus, the top five best selling songs in the UK, and a look at who is topping the charts in Germany.
Presented by Angela Jay.

(Photo: Damon Albarn of the band Blur performs at Converse Rubber Tracks Live, 2015. Credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Brandon Flowers, Paul Weller, Hot Chip20150529

Brandon Flowers on his second solo album and Paul Weller on his 12th

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We talk to Brandon Flowers, lead singer of the band The Killers. He is back with his second solo album and a sound very different to his famous band. We also be hear from the Mod-master Paul Weller. He is back with his 12th solo album.

There is music from the latest albums by Hot Chip, Mariah Carey and the first new music in 18 years from the heavy metal band Faith No More.

As usual we feature all the high new entries into the latest UK singles chart. They include the latest from Ella Eyre, NeYo, Taylor Swift - who has teamed up with Kendrick Lamar, and the UK debut for the hit Australian band Sheppard.

Plus we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and who is topping the charts in New Zealand.
Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Musician Brandon Flowers, of The Killers performs at the Fonda Theatre, 2014. Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Bring Me The Horizon, The Stereophonics, Richard Hawley2015091820150919 (WS)

Music from Bring Me The Horizon, The Stereophonics, Richard Hawley, Duran Duran and more

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

British rock band Bring Me The Horizon are back with their fifth album, and for their latest they have moved away from their metalcore roots, and produced a new album which mixes a whole wide range of genres into their trademark sound. On this week's show they will be telling us all about it.

Also, we hear from the Welsh group The Stereophonics who have just returned with their ninth album. Plus, music from the latest albums by Richard Hawley, 80's music legends Duran Duran and the first new music in 11 years from The Libertines. And, we feature new hit songs from Nero and rapper Stormzy.

We look at the top five best selling songs in the UK and look at which songs are selling the most in Taiwan.
Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Oli Sykes of Bring Me the Horizon performs during SiriusXM concert 2015. Credit: Getty Images)

Bryan Ferry20141128

Lead singer with the 1970s band Roxy Music on his solo album Avonmore

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

Bryan Ferry made his name in the early 1970s as the lead singer with the hit band Roxy Music. Since that time he has enjoyed a very successful solo career and he has just released his 15th solo album. On this week's Top of The Pops he will be telling us all about his new album as well as talking about some of the famous people who have worked on it with him.

We will also be hearing from the hugely successful Canadian rock band Nickelback. They are back with a new collection of songs and their seventh album.

As usual we will be featuring all the high new entries into the latest countdown of the best selling songs in the UK. This week they include the latest from Olly Murs, Clean Bandit, David Guetta, Noel Gallagher, Rixton and rapper Wretch 32.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by Bette Midler, One Direction and a brand new song from David Bowie.

Along with the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is selling the most in The Philippines.

Picture: Bryan Ferry, Credit: European Photopress Agency

Bugzy Malone, Lamb of God, Chemical Brothers20150801

Grime artist Bugzy Malone on his new album and music from Lamb of God, Chemical Brothers

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

We hear from UK artist Bugzy Malone. He is a 24-year-old rapper from Manchester, who is quickly developing a reputation as one of the UK’s leading grime acts. And he is fresh into the UK album chart this week.

There are tracks from the latest albums by US metal band Lamb of God and seminal British dance duo, Chemical Brothers.

As usual, we feature the high newcomers into the latest singles chart - they include the latest by singer Foxes, former JLS member Aston Merrygold and UK dance act Sigma.

We look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and at who is topping the charts in Ireland. Presented by Kim Robson.

Calvin Harris20141114

What's it like to be the highest paid DJ in the world?

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What's it like to be the highest paid DJ in the world? Calvin Harris is back with a brand new album which as usual features a wide range of guest vocalists. His last album produced a record breaking eight Top 10 hit songs.

Also on the show we will be hearing from Jim Kerr the lead singer of the band Simple Minds. Formed in Glasgow in the 1970s the band became one of the most successful groups of the 1980s with their trademark 'big music' sound. Their new album which is their 16th, returns to that classic sound.

As usual we will be featuring all the high new entries into the brand new UK singles chart. This week they include the latest from Cheryl, Tom Odell, Nicki Minaj and The Script.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by Fuse ODG, Damien Rice and a new song from The Who, who are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs, and a look at who is selling the most in Poland.

Picture: Calvin Harris, Credit: Getty Images

Diana Krall20150213

Songs from new albums by Diana Krall, Gregory Porter and Bob Dylan

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Its music all the way on this week's show as bring you all the latest hits from the brand new UK singles chart. This week we welcome new songs from Ellie Goulding, Mike Mago and Dragonette, Weekend and Kodaline.

There's also tracks from the latest albums by Diana Krall, Gregory Porter, rappers Kid Ink and Joey Badass, newcomer Indiana and a song from Bob Dylan's 36th album which is a collection of songs originally made famous by Frank Sinatra.

Along with all of the top 5 best selling songs in the UK, and a look at who is topping the charts in South Africa, its all on this weeks Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: Diana Krall performing. Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Disclosure, Don Henley, Shane Filan2015100220151003 (WS)

Howard and Guy Lawrence of Disclosure on their new album, and music from Don Henley

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

Disclosure are back with their second album, and it follows the huge success of their debut which also introduced us to vocalist Sam Smith. For their new album they have returned with another long list of guest vocalists and a collection of infectious dance tracks. Brothers Howard and Guy will be telling us all about it.

We will also be hearing from Don Henley. Best known as a member of the hugely successful American band The Eagles, after a break of 15 years he has just released a brand new solo album.

Also, there is new music from former Westlife singer Shane Filan, Scottish electronic trio Churches and a new song from New Order who have just released their 10th album. There is also new hits from Rudimental who have teamed up with Ed Sheeran, Little Mix and Sam Smith who has recorded the theme from the brand new James Bond film.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and at who is topping the charts in Australia. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Howard Lawrence (left) and Guy Lawrence (right) of Disclosure performing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2015. Credit: Getty Images)

Dolly Parton20141219

The Country and Western singing legend her best selling album in the UK to date

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Country and Western singing legend Dolly Parton released her first album in 1967, another 41 studio albums followed and she is currently enjoying her best selling album in the UK to date.

We will also be hearing from the band Union J who have just released their second album, and they have proved that being a runner up on the TV show The X Factor can also lead to success without winning it.

There will also be the latest hit songs from Oliver Heldens, Mark Ronson who has teamed up with Bruno Mars, Bring Me The Horizon, newcomers Fifth Harmony and One Direction.

Along with tracks from J Cole and Collabro, all of the top five best-selling songs and a look at who is topping the charts in France.

Picture: Dolly Parton, Credit: Will Russell/Getty Images

Foals, Ella Eyre, Weekend2015090420150905 (WS)

Music from the band Foals, Ella Eyre, Weekend, Halsey and heavy metal legends Motorhead

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This week we hear from the band Foals who are back with their fourth album. Also hearing from singer Ella Eyre, who after a string of guest vocals on a number of hits, has just released her debut solo album.

There is also music from the latest albums by Weeknd, Halsey and the 40th anniversary album from heavy metal legends Motorhead.

We feature the high newcomers in the latest countdown of the best selling songs in the UK. This week they include the latest from Justin Bieber, Five Seconds of Summer, Demi Lorvato and Little Mix.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and a look at who is selling the most in Italy this week. Presented by Kim Robson.

Foo Fighters20141121

Recording each song on their new album in a different city in America

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

The band Foo Fighters who are back with new material. Last time they recorded their album in a garage, this time they have recorded each song in a different city in America.

We will also be hearing from David Gilmour and Nick Mason from the legendary rock band Pink Floyd. After a break of 20 years they are back with a new album, which uses unused material from the band's previous sessions in the 1990s, along with new tracks.

As usual we will be featuring all the high new entries and climbers in the latest UK singles chart. They week they include new hits from The Veronicas, Sam Smith, One Direction and the 2014 song for the charity Children In Need.

There is also music from the latest albums by Rumer and Cheryl. Plus there is a track from the latest album from the band Queen, which features a previously unheard duet by Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is topping the charts in Spain.

Frank Carter, Jess Glynne and 5 Seconds of Summer2015082120150822 (WS)

We hear from singer Frank Carter, who's back with a new band and a brand new album.

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

This week we will be hearing from singer Frank Carter - He's back with a new band and a brand new album.

There's also music taken from the latest albums by US blues rock band Vintage Trouble, Welsh pop punk group Neck Deep and fellow Welshmen Bullet For My Valentine

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers in the latest UK singles chart and this week they include new hit songs from 5 Seconds Of Summer, Pia Mia, Martin Solvieg and Jess Glynne.

Along with all of the top 5 best selling songs in the UK, and a look at who has the best selling songs in Poland, its all on this weeks Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: Frank Carter. Credit: Marc Broussely/Redferns/Getty)

Frank Turner, Don Broco, Julio Bashmore20150815

Singer Frank Turner, who is back with his sixth album.

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This week we hear from singer Frank Turner, who is back with his sixth studio album. Also, we talk to the British band Don Broco who, after a break of three years, are back with a second album.

There is also music from the latest albums by DJ and producer Julio Bashmore, Canadian singer Mac Demarco and a track from Dr Dre's first album in 16 years.

As usual we feature all the high newcomers in the latest UK singles chart and this week they include new hit songs from Rita Ora, The Weeknd, Tough Love, Selena Gomez and the solo debut from Charlie Puth.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK and Sweden. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Frank Turner. Credit: Getty Images)

Gregory Porter on Liquid Spirit20150123

Gregory Porter reflects on 2014 and his hit album Liquid Spirit

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

This week on your weekly look at the latest UK album and singles charts we will be talking to Gregory Porter. 2014 was an amazing year for the singer, not only critically, he also scored one of the best selling albums of the year. That album, Liquid Spirit, has just been reissued as a deluxe edition. Gregory will be telling us about that and reflecting on the last 12 months.

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers into the latest singles chart and this week they include the latest from Avicii, Sia and Echosmith. There are also tracks from Philip George, Olly Murs and Ed Sheeran.

There will also be tracks from the latest albums by Catfish And The Bottlemen, Royal Blood, Jamie T and George Ezra.

We will be playing all of the top 5 best selling songs in the UK, and find out if Mark Ronson can make it five weeks as Britains favourite song. Along with a look at who is topping the charts in Austria, its all on this week's Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: Gregory Porter with his Grammy award for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2014. Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

J Cole, Tchami, and Echosmith20150116

The UK pop chart countdown featuring J Cole, Tchami, and Echosmith.

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

This week we will be taking our weekly look at the latest album and singles charts here in the UK.

In the singles charts we welcome the debut hit from French producer Tchami, plus scoring their first British hit song are the American band Echosmith. We will also be featuring the latest hit tunes from Olly Murs, Hozier, Blonde, Ed Sheeran and Mark Ronson.

From the album chart we will be featuring tracks from the latest by J Cole, War On Drugs, Sam Smith and Sia.

Also on the show we will be finding out who has won the BBC's annual poll of the hottest new artists emerging....Music Of 2015. In the past the winners have included Adele, Keane, Jessie J and Sam Smith who have all gone on to major success.

Along with all of the top 5 best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is selling the most in Greece, its all on this week's Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: J Cole performing. Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images.)

James Bay, Seasick Steve, The Cribs20150403

James Bay on his debut album, blues man Seasick Steve and tracks from The Cribs

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

We hear from highly acclaimed newcomer James Bay. His song Hold Back The River has been a hit all around the world, and has so far spent 18 weeks in the British singles chart. He has just released his debut album, and we will be finding out more about it.

We also hear from veteran blues musician Seasick Steve who is back with a brand new collection of songs and another top 10 hit album - at the age of 74.

There are tracks from the latest albums by The Cribs, Laura Marling and family band The Staves.

Plus, all of the biggest new entries into the latest countdown of the 40 best selling songs in the UK. This week they include new tracks from Rihanna, Sigma, Jess Glynne and Youtube sensation KSI.

We also play all of the top five best selling songs, and find out if Sam Smith and John Legend can make it three weeks as Britains favourite song. And, we also look at who is topping the charts in Austria.

(Photo: James Bay performs at the Spotify House at SXSW 2015. Credit: Alli Harvey/Getty Images)

James Taylor, Adam Lambert, Rixton20150626

Singer James Taylor on his new collection of songs and Adam Lambert on his new solo album

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We hear from singer songwriter James Taylor who is back with his first collection of self written songs for 13 years. And, we speak to singer Adam Lambert. After coming second in the TV talent show American Idol, he has successfully carved himself a career which has been far from predictable. After touring the world last year as the new vocalist with the band Queen, he has just released a new solo album.

Also, there is music from the latest albums by Muse, Rixton and legendary disco producer Giorgio Moroder.

As usual we feature all the high newcomers into the latest UK singles chart, and this week they include hits from Ed Sheeran, Britney Spears, Kygo and the debut from Mexican DJ Deorro.

Plus, a look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and who is topping the charts in the Czech Republic. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Singer-songwriter James Taylor onstage at iHeartRadio Theater, 2015, New York. Credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Jamie Lawson, Jean Michael Jarr, One Direction2015102320151024 (WS)

Singer-songwriter Jamie Lawson who's signed to Ed Sheeran's Ginger Bread label.

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Jean Michel Jarre first found success in the 1970's when he released a series of ground breaking electronic instrumental albums which helped inspired a number of future musicians. For his new album he has teamed up with some of those stars and created a brand new album which mixes decades of dance music. He will be telling us all about it.

We will also be hearing from singer songwriter Jamie Lawson, who thanks to a bit of help from old friend Ed Sheeran, is enjoying major chart success.

There's also music from the latest albums by John Newman, Demi Lovato and newcomers Nothing But Thieves. Plus we will be featuring all the high entries into the latest singles chart in the UK, which include tracks by One Direction, KDA, Take That, Ben Haenow and Sleepy Tom.

Along with all of the top 5 best selling songs, plus a look at who is selling the most in New Zealand, its all on this week's Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: Jamie Lawson. Credit: Getty)

John Grant, Hurts, The Game2015101620151017 (WS)

Singer-songwriter John Grant on his solo album. Plus, music from Hurts, The Game, Selena

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We hear from Brit nominated singer and songwriter John Grant. John originally made his name with the critically successful band The Czars, but he has found even more success as a solo artist. He has just released his third solo album, and tells us all about.

There is also music from the latest albums by Hurts, The Game, Selena Gomez and the 20th anniversary album from the dance group Faithless.

As usual we feature all the high newcomers into the brand new singles chart which include songs by Jamie Lawson, Olly Murs and the first new track from The 1975's forthcoming second album.

We look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is selling the most in Chile. Presented Kim Robson.

(Photo: US singer-songwriter John Grant. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Josh Groban, Alabama Shakes and Passenger20150501

Hear tracks from the latest albums by Josh Groban, Alabama Shakes, Passenger and Yelawolf

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We hear from singer Josh Groban this week. He is back with a brand new album featuring his versions of some of his favourite show tunes.

We will also be talking to the band Alabama Shakes. They are back with a follow up to their critically acclaimed debut which topped a number of the music polls a couple of years ago.

There is also music from the latest albums by Passenger, rapper Yelawolf and the debut from British band Amber Run.

We feature all the high new entries and climbers in the latest UK singles chart, and this week they include the latest from Clean Bandit, Major Lazer, French DJ and producer Michael Calfan and Justin Bieber who has teamed up with Diplo and Skrillex.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is selling the most in Russia.

(Photo: Left to right, Josh Groban, Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, Passenger. Credit: Ethan Miller/Frazer Harrison/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Keith Richards, Lana Del Rey, Ellie Goulding2015092520150926 (WS)

This week there's new music from Keith Richards, David Gilmour and Ellie Goulding.

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Keith Richards has been for over half a century best known as the guitarist with one of the greatest rock bands in musical history, The Rolling Stones. The band has kept him so busy that time for a solo career has been limited and this week he has just released his third solo album, and his first for 32 years!! He tells us all about it on this week's show.

We also hear from another legendary guitarist from a successful band who is also back with a solo album. David Gilmour from Pink Floyd has just released his fourth album, and we will be finding out how his solo material differs from his well known group.

There is also new music from Lana Del Rey, Naughty Boy, Stylo G, Ellie Goulding and Gabrielle Aplin.

We look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is selling the most in Japan. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Keith Richards speaks onstage at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. Credit: Getty Images)

Kodaline20150220

The band returns with their second album

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This week we will be talking to the band Kodaline who after the success of their hit song Honest are back with their second album.

We will also be talking to singer songwriter Jack Savoretti who after nearly packing his career in has returned with his most successful album to date.

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers into the brand new UK singles chart. This week we welcome the latest hits from DJ Fresh, Chris Brown, Charli XCX and Ne Yo. There's also tracks from the current albums by Drake, Father John Misty and the second album by the British quartet Peace.

Along with all of the top 5 best sellings songs in the UK, plus a look at who is topping the charts in Japan, its all on this week's Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: Steve Garrigan of Kodaline. Credit: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images for Sony Music)

Leon Bridges, Wolf Alice, Everything Everything20150703

Hear American soul singer Leon Bridges, British Band Wolf Alice and Everything Everything

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We hear from Leon Bridges, an American soul singer whose style and image has been compared to such legendary vocalists such as Sam Cooke and Otis Redding. He has just released his debut album.

We also hear from British band Wolf Alice, who after a couple of singles and extended plays and concerts around the world, have also released their debut collection of songs.

There is also music from the latest albums by Everything Everything, Florence and The Machine, and American country and western singer Kacey Musgraves.

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers in the latest UK singles chart. This week they include the latest by Flo Rida, James Bay, Tinie Tempah and the British debut for producer Lost Frequencies.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in Britain, and at who is topping the charts in Belgium. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Leon Bridges performs at the Spotify House at SXSW 2015, Austin, Texas. Credit: Alli Harvey/Getty Images)

Mark Knopfler20150327

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

This week on the show Mark Knopfler will be telling us about his new album which is called Tracker. Mark first found success in the 1980s with the band Dire Straits, and his latest album has given him his highest solo chart placing to date.

There is also new music from Marina and The Diamonds, Bjork, Kendrick Lamar and Van Morrison who is back with new recordings of some of his own songs, but this time as duets.

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers into the latest UK singles charts and this week they include the latest from Ed Sheeran who has teamed up with Rudimental, dance duo Tough Love, James Bay and DJ and producer Kygo.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs, and a look at who is topping the charts in Spain.

(Photo: Mark Knopfler in concert at Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas Madrid, 2010. Credit: Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

Mark Ronson and Fall Out Boy20150130

Music from Mark Ronson, Fall Out Boy, Megan Trainor, Avicii, James Bay and Echosmith

The BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

This week we will be hearing from the man of the moment in the world of music, Mark Ronson. His track Uptown Funk is currently topping charts around the globe and has already notched up five weeks as the Number One in the UK. His new album is now out.

We will also be hearing from the American band Fall Out Boy who are back with a new collection of songs.

As usual we will be featuring all the high new entries and climbers in the latest UK singles chart. This week they include songs by Megan Trainor, Avicii, James Bay and Echosmith.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by dance production trio Above And Beyond, Belle And Sebastian and rock band Enter Shikari.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs, plus a look at who is topping the charts in the Netherlands. Presented by Angela Jay.

(Photo: Mark Ronson performing with Lily Allen in London in 2013. Credit: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for RedBull)

Mick Hucknall, Florence Welch, Jamie XX20150612

Mick Hucknall is back after eight years with a new album, and Florence Welch on her third

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We talk to singer Mick Hucknall who is back after a break of eight years with his hit band Simply Red. As well as a brand new album of songs, the group are also celebrating their 30th anniversary. Also on the show we speak to Florence Welch who is better known as Florence And The Machine. She is back with her third album, and she is also looking for her third chart topper.

There is also music from the latest albums by producer Jamie XX, musical theatre vocal band Collabro and a track from the rock duo The Slaves.

We feature all the high new entries into the latest UK singles chart, and this week they include the latest from Lawson, Weeknd, DJ S.K.T and the British debut for Dutch singer Natalie La Rose.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and who is topping the charts in Russia. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Singer Mick Hucknall performs at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, 2013. Credit: Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

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Mumford and Sons on their third album, British band Django Django's latest and rapper JME

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We speak to the hugely successful band Mumford and Sons who are back with their third album, which sees a change of direction musically.

We also talk to the British band Django Django who are back with their latest, which follows hard on the heels of their critically acclaimed debut album.

We have music from the latest albums by British rapper JME, Palma Violets and singer songwriter Lucy Spraggon.

As usual we feature all the high new entries into the latest UK singles chart and this week they include the latest by production duo Blonde, Tove Lo, Ariana Grande and the debut for the American rapper Fetty Wap.

Plus, we look at the Top Five best selling songs in the UK, and look at who is topping the charts in The Netherlands. Presented by Angela Jay.

(Photo: Left to right, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, 'Country' Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane of Mumford and Sons perform onstage 2013. Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

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Muse on their seventh album and Leftfield return after 16 years with their third album

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We hear from the band Muse and they are back with their seventh album. And they are also looking for their fifth chart topper. We also hear from the dance production band Leftfield. During the 1990s they produced some of the decades most exciting anthems. After a break of 16 years they are back with their very long awaited third album.

There's also music from the latest albums by Of Monsters And Men, Young Guns and the debut from the teaming up of the bands Franz Ferdinand and Sparks.

As usual we feature all of the high new entries in the latest UK singles chart. This week they include the latest from Rixton, Walk The Moon, Galantis and producer Zedd who has teamed up with vocalist Selena Gomez.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK and who is selling the most in Taiwan. Presented Kim Robson.

(Photo: (L-R) Dominic Howard, Matthew Bellamy and Chris Wolstenholme of Muse, 2013. Credit Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

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Noel's second solo album, American pop star Kelly Clarkson, The Overtone and The Shires

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We talk to Noel Gallagher, who is back with a second solo album. After all the hits with Oasis and his solo debut, this is the first album he has produced himself. We also hear from American pop star Kelly Clarkson who is back with a new album that crosses over a string of genres.

As usual we feature all the high new entries into the latest singles chart. This week they include the latest from Kanye West, Marlon Roudette, DJ and producer Alex Adair and the latest from the winners of the BBC's Sound Of 2015 music poll, Years And Years.

Also, there are tracks from the latest albums by The Overtones, British country and western duo The Shires and modern prog rock hero Steven Wilson.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs in the UK, and a look at who is selling the most in America.

(Photo: Noel Gallagher presents the British Male Solo Artist award at The BRIT Awards 2014. Credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

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We talk to one of the most successful British male singers, Olly Murs.

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This week we talk to one of the most successful singers to emerge from the TV Talent show The X Factor, Olly Murs. Although he never won the show - he was the runner up in 2009 - he has become one of Britain's most successful male vocalists and he is now back with his fourth album.

We also hear from French superstar DJ and producer David Guetta. His last album produced a string of hit songs, and his latest is predicted to produce even more.

Plus, we feature all the high new entries into the UK singles chart, which this week include the latest from Take That, Labrinth, James Bay and the debut from the teaming of the bands McFly and Busted, Mcbusted.

There's also music from Boyzone, Mary J Blige and the Jools Holland Big Band.

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Rebecca Ferguson on her new album. Plus, tracks from Madonna, Bryan Ferry

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We talk to singer Rebecca Ferguson who is back with a new album featuring the songs of legendary vocalist Billie Holliday. We also feature tracks from the latest albums by Madonna, Bryan Ferry, Blue and a new compilation celebrating the work of George Benson.

Plus, we have all the high new entries into the latest singles chart, and this week they include the latest from Flo Rida, Usher, Mumford and Sons, Calvin Harris and Sam Smith who has teamed up with John Legend.

And, the top five best selling songs in the UK, and a look at who is topping the charts in Turkey.

(Photo: From left to right, Rebecca Ferguson, Madonna, Bryan Ferry. Credit: (Rob Ball/Jason Merritt/Zak Hussein/Getty Images)

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We hear from singer-songwriter & guitarist Richard Thompson who is back with a new album.

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This week we will be hearing from singer-songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson who is back with a brand new album. His career stretches back to the mid 1960s when he made his debut with the band Fairport Convention, and he remains one of Britains most influential artists.

Also on the show we will be featuring tracks from the latest albums by Meek Mill and Miguel. We will also be featuring all the high new entries and climbers in the latest UK singles chart. This week they include the latest from Kygo, Krept And Konan, Rita Ora and Birdy.

As usual we will be playing all of the top 5 best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is selling the most in Australia. Its all on this week's Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

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Roisin Murphy on her third solo album, Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo and BB King

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We talk to Roisin Murphy who made her name in the 1990s when she scored a number of hit songs with the band Moloko. After a break of eight years she is back with her third solo album.

We also hear from Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo. After writing a string of hit songs for a number of artists, she has now recorded her very own album as an artist in her own right.

Also, we play a track from the legendary blues star BB King who passed away last week.

As usual we feature all the high newcomers into the latest UK singles chart which this week include the latest from David Guetta, Hozier, Fetty Wap, production duo Galantis and the UK debut for Lunchmoney Lewis and his global hit Bills.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and who is topping the charts in Argentina. Presented by Angela Jay.

(Photo: Roisin Murphy. Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

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We talk to Rudimental and Editors about their newly released albums

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Rudimental released their debut album a couple of years ago, and it produced a string of hit singles and introduced us to one of Britain's most exciting dance act of recent times. They are now back with their second album and this week they tell us all about it.

We also hear from the group Editors who are back with their fifth album. There is new music from Janet Jackson, Avicii, The Vamps, Philip George, Natalie La Rose and the first material in 15 years from the band Squeeze.

Plus, we look at all the high new entries and all of the top five best selling songs in the latest UK singles, and look at which songs are selling the most in China. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: British dance act Rudimental. Credit: Getty Images)

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How are Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen adapting to working as a trio?

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Take That are back with a new album, and a smaller group comprising Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen. How are they adapting to working as a trio?

Also on the programme, we'll be hearing from legendary Australian rock band AC/DC who are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a new album - and there are no signs the band are slowing down.

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers into the latest UK singles chart. They include the latest from Ella Henderson, Union J, Taylor Swift, One Direction and the debut from new UK production team Blonde.

Along with tracks from Kiesza, Mcbusted, all of the top five best selling songs, and a look at who is topping the charts in Sweden.

Picture: Howard Donald, Gary Barlow and Mark Owen, Credit: Ferdaus Shamim/Getty Images

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Kevin Parker of Tame Impala on their third album, and Andrea Faustini on his debut album

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We talk to Kevin Parker from the Australian band Tame Impala. After months of teasing us with a number of preview singles the band have finally released their long awaited third album.

We also hear from X Factor runner up Andrea Faustini. Hailing from Italy he was a firm favourite throughout the recent series of the hit show. He has just released his debut album.

Also there are tracks from the latest albums by Nick Jonas and former Drive By Truckers singer Jason Isbell.

As usual we feature the high newcomers into the latest singles chart, and this week they include the latest by Five Seconds Of Summer, Calvin Harris and John Newman.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and at who is topping the charts in Australia. Presented by Kim Robson.

(Photo: Kevin Parker of Tame Impala performs at the Big Day Out Festival 2014 in Sydney. Credit: Getty Images)

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Taylor Swift, Hozier and Ed Sheeran on the BBC's weekly UK pop chart countdown

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This week we feature the first album and singles charts of 2015. We have hit songs from Taylor Swift, Hozier, Ed Sheeran and the debut from British DJ and Producer Philip George, plus we will find out if Mark Ronson can make it three weeks as the UK's favourite.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by Calvin Harris, George Ezra and One Republic, plus we will celebrating the 500th week in the album chart for a legendary UK rock band.

Also we look back over the last 12 months and find out who sold the most albums and which artist sold the most singles in 2014.

We also hear the best selling songs in Argentina.

(Photo: Taylor Swift performing in New York, December 2014. Credit:Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

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The Charlatans release their first album in five years and we hear from Rae Morris

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The Charlatans were one of the biggest UK bands of the 1990s, scoring three Number One albums. They are still going strong and after a break of five years they are back with their 12th album.

We will also be hearing from newcomer Rae Morris. Over the past year she has released a number of singles and extended plays which have built up a lot of expectation for her debut album.

As usual, we will be featuring all the high newcomers into the latest UK singles chart, and this week they include new songs from Fergie, Karen Harding, production duo Hannah Wants and Chris Lorenzo, Maroon 5 and the new song from Rihanna, which features Kanye West and Paul McCartney.

We listen to the top-selling songs in Canada, and hear tracks from the latest albums by rockers Papa Roach, the debut from Megan Trainor and the latest from ex-Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes.

(Photo: Tim Burgess of The Charlatans. Credit: Andrew Cowie/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Maccabees on the unusual way they write and Lianne La Havas on her second album.

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We talk to the band The Maccabees who have just returned after a break of three years with their fourth album. We will be finding out about the unusual way they write their songs.

We will also be hearing from singer Lianne La Havas who is back with her second album, inspired by a trip to Jamaica with her mother.

There is also music from the latest albums by Joss Stone, British Country and Western duo The Shires and a previously unreleased track from the next batch of the Led Zeppelin reissues.

We feature all the high newcomers into the latest countdown of the best selling songs in the UK. This week they include tracks by One Direction, producer Joe Stone and the return to the Top 40 after a break of 13 years, Shaggy.

Plus, a look at top five best selling songs, and at the top sellers in Israel, its all on Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

Picture: The Maccabees attend the Ivor Novello Awards 2013 in London/Credit: Getty Images

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The Prides on their latest album and music from Fifth Harmony, R5, The Prodigy

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We talk to the new Scottish band The Prides. After a string of highly acclaimed singles, they have finally unleashed their debut album.

There is also music from the latest albums by Fifth Harmony, R5, The Prodigy and the debut from the hit trio Years and Years.

As usual we feature all the high newcomers and climbers in the latest UK singles chart, and this week they include tracks by Little Mix, producer Sam Feldt who has covered a classic dance track from the 1990s, Avicii and the latest from Weeknd.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs, and who is selling the most in Austria. Presented by Kim Robson.

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Dance trio The Prodigy on their new album, and Finnish rock band Nightwish on their tour

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We talk to the electronic dance trio The Prodigy who are back with their first album in six years. We also hear from Finnish symphonic rock band Nightwish, who after some line up changes, are back with new material and a major European tour.

There is also music from the latest albums by Sufjan Stevens, Irish duo Hudson Taylor and the debut from the Liverpool based quartet Circa Waves.

We feature all the high new entries into the brand new UK Top 40, this week they include the latest from Dappy, the UK debut for OMI's global hit Cheerleader, Olly Murs and Ed Sheeran who has teamed up with the dance act Rudimental.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is topping the charts in Australia.

(Photo: From left to right, Keith Flint of the Prodigy, Tarja Turunen of Nightwish and Sufjan Stevens. Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Jo Hale/Noam Galai/Getty Images)

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We hear from chart topping singer Jess Glynne about her rapid rise to fame.

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This week we will be hearing from chart topping singer Jess Glynne about her rapid rise to fame.

We'll also hear from Scottish band The Fratellies, who are back with a new album called Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied.

There's music from the latest albums by Irish band The Strypes, London indie boys Spector and American power rockers Bon Jovi.

As usual we will be featuring all the high newcomers in the latest UK singles chart - This week we have new hit songs from Ella Eyre, Felix Jaehn and Rachel Platten.

Along with all of the top 5 best selling songs in the UK, and a look at who has the best selling songs in Germany, its all on this weeks Top Of The Pops with Kim Robson.

(Photo: Bon Jovi. Credit: Andrew Chin/Getty Images)

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British band The Wombats on their new album and US rock band Halestorm's latest songs

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We speak to the British band The Wombats. They have just returned with their third album, and are just about to embark on a world tour. We also hear from the American rock band Halestorm. Hard on the heels of their last album, which was a Top 10 hit album around the world, they are back with their third collection of songs.

We feature tracks from the latest albums by Shayne Ward, Stornoway and Canadian internet sensation Shawn Mendes.

As usual we look at all the high newcomers into the latest singles charts. This week they include tracks by Lethal Bizzle, Iggy Azalea, Kodaline and Dr Kucho.

Along with all of the top five best selling songs in the UK, plus a look at who is topping the charts in Spain.

(Photo: Matthew Murphy of The Wombats performs in Glastonbury Festival. Credit: Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

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Will Young on his new songs for his sixth album and The Vaccines on their new sound

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Will Young is back after a break of four years with his sixth album. He tells us all about his new collection of songs which are probably his most personal to date.

We also hear from the band The Vaccines who have just released their third album, and it sees them trying to shake off their rock garage sound from the first two.

There are also tracks from the latest albums by the DJ and producer Alesso, rapper ASAP Rocky and Gregory Porter whose album has now been in the chart for 77 weeks.

As usual we will be featuring all the high climbers and new entries in the latest UK singles chart. This week they include songs from Jessie J, Jason Derulo, producer Martin Garrix and the winner of this years Eurovision Song Contest Mars Zelmerlow.

Plus, we look at the top five best selling songs in the UK, and who is topping the charts in Norway. Presented Kim Robson.

(Photo: Singer Will Young. Credit: Thinkstock)

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The new album from the Mercury Music Prize-winners, and one from pop legend Brian Wilson.

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There's music from new albums by Young Fathers, Drenge, The Script, American rockers All Time Low and the legendary Brian Wilson.

In the singles chart we welcome the UK solo debut for Nick Jonas, production duo Pep And Rash, TV talent show winner Stevie McCrorie, rapper Wiz Khalifa and Major Lazer.

Along with all the UK’s Top 5 best-selling songs, we’ll take a look at who is topping the charts in Mexico.

Image: Young Fathers. Credit: Getty