At the sign of the swingin’ symbol: the manipulation of the UK Singles Chart

Osborne, Richard ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4111-8980 (2020) At the sign of the swingin’ symbol: the manipulation of the UK Singles Chart. In: Music by numbers: the use and abuse of statistics in the music industries. Osborne, Richard ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4111-8980 and Laing, Dave, eds. Intellect, Bristol, UK, pp. 20-28. ISBN 9781789382532, e-ISBN 9781789382556, e-ISBN 9781789382549. [Book Section] (Accepted/In press)

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Abstract

This chapter provides a history of the statistical compilation of the UK singles chart, detailing who is responsible for compiling the singles chart, the breadth of the survey, the representation of the results, the frequency of the chart, and how a ‘single’ is defined.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Music group
Item ID: 29827
Notes on copyright: This is an Accepted Manuscript of a chapter published by Intellect in 'Music by numbers: the use and abuse of statistics in the music industries', the final published version is available at: https://www.intellectbooks.com/music-by-numbers
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Depositing User: Richard Osborne
Date Deposited: 11 May 2020 16:29
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2021 04:04
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/29827

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