I take a look at the Billboard charts recurrently. This episode, Pop-Crazed Youngsters, has been a bastard to place collectively, and the sound high quality may be a bit manky at occasions – but oh, what a glistening slab of televisual spangliness awaits us. It’s a full-on Flags & Balloons TOTP, this one, overseen by the round face of The Furry Breakfast Brunch Bar (who has correctly been avoided The Kids and is monitored at all times), and the air is ripe with the soggy Lycra tang of the universally-despised Zoo.
Despite a seven-week hole in its chart run in late 2006 whereas ineligible below the old guidelines, Snow Patrol’s “Chasing Vehicles” clocked 108 weeks on the chart, a report bettered by just one single in chart history (” My Means ” by Frank Sinatra with 124 weeks).
Containing new singles ‘Shape Of You’ and ‘Caste On The Hill’ and the amazing “Galway Woman”, Sheeran’s new album sees him teaming up with the likes of Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, hit producer Benny Blanco and Jessie Ware.
Previous Dominion also made a powerful displaying, as did first time nominee Combs, Tim McGraw and Religion Hill , Kenny Chesney, Pink (recognized within the Musical Occasion race for Setting the World on Hearth”) and Willie Nelson, whose Humorous How Time Slips Away” with Glen Campbell.
The Jackson Five cause an older-than-standard audience to do berserk and neglect that a cameraman is looking up their micro-minis, John Lennon permits us to be a fly on the wall at an Apple board assembly, Pans People let the Dads down large fashion, and Cheryl Vernon stands exterior a church, waving flowers about with a face like a smacked arse.