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Anti-Thatcher 'Witch Is Dead' Song a Big Hit

Pro-Thatcher punk song enters charts at No. 35

(Newser) - So not everyone is weeping over Margaret Thatcher's death: The song "Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead" from The Wizard of Oz has climbed to No. 2 on Britain's charts and sold over 52,000 copies, the BBC reports. Meanwhile, a pro-Thatcher tune—the punk song "... More »

Winehouse Album Is UK's Bestseller of the Century

Tony Bennett to lead MTV Winehouse tribute

(Newser) - A surge in sales following her death has made Amy Winehouse's Back to Black Britain's biggest-selling record of the 21st century, knocking crooner James Blunt into second place. The 2006 album, which shot back to the top of her charts after the singer's death last month, has... More »

Boyle Debut Fastest-Selling Ever in UK

With 410K copies sold, I Dreamed a Dream tops Brit charts

(Newser) - Susan Boyle’s I Dreamed a Dream has nabbed the record for best first-week sales of a debut album in UK chart history. The breakthrough Britain’s Got Talent singer’s record sold 410,000 copies last week, easily topping big draws like Rihanna and Lady Gaga and becoming the... More »

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