Welcome to James Masterton's Chart Watch UK
Written and published online since 1992, James Masterton's weekly insight into the UK charts is essential reading for music fans across the globe.
Each week Chart Watch UK tells you the full story behind this week's UK charts. Who is Number One and why? What are this week's biggest new entries? And who is this Justin Bieber guy anyway?
Previously featured on dotmusic.com, Yahoo! Music and About.com, the weekly article now appears exclusively on this site.
As well as this week's chart update, you can also browse the complete archive of past columns. A vast resource of over 1,000 articles covering two and a half decades of music, with many of these pieces unavailable publicly since their original week of publication.