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26 November 2021

Greatest Hits Radio partners with the Official Charts Company to count down UK’S Top 200 Most-Streamed Albums from the 70s, 80s and 90s

Greatest Hits Radio has partnered with the Official Charts Company to present a three-day countdown of the UK’s most-streamed albums from the 70s, 80s and 90s. This UK radio first, compiles the official ranking of the Top 200 albums across the three decades since UK streaming data records began.

This unique countdown will commence today from 11am (Friday 26th November), and will run across the weekend, culminating in the final top 40 being revealed on Simon Mayo’s Album Show from 1pm on Sunday 28th November.

Speaking about the chart, Simon Mayo said “This is set to be fascinating insight into the albums that resonate the most with audiences today. From the Stones to Springsteen, we’ll find out which artists’ records have really stood the test of time.”

The chart coincides with the first anniversary of The Album show with Simon Mayo, which celebrates the biggest albums of the 70s, 80s and 90s. Simon can also be found hosting the Drivetime show every weekday from 4-7pm on the station.

You can listen to Greatest Hits Radio on FM, DAB digital radio, on your smart speaker, mobile device or online at 


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For more information, please contact:  

Amelia O’Shea – Head of Communications, Bauer Media Audio UK  
E: T: 07718 489342  

Cat Martin –Communications Director, Bauer Media Audio 
E: T: 07932 746 363  

About Greatest Hits Radio  

At Greatest Hits Radio it’s all about the music and the unique feeling that hearing a great song gives you, with listeners able discover an upbeat, authentic, fun and entertaining format where the ‘Good Times Sound Like This’. Targeting an audience of 40+, the station plays the biggest songs of the 70s, 80s and 90s including music from iconic artists such as Blondie, Queen, George Michael, Madonna, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Elton John and Whitney Houston.  

Featuring a presenter line-up of legendary broadcasters including Simon Mayo, Mark Goodier, Pat Sharp, Paul Gambaccini, Janice Long, Jenny Powell and many more, Greatest Hits Radio is part of the Hits Radio Brand Network. Find the station on your radio, mobile or ask your smart speaker to play ‘Greatest Hits Radio.’ 

About Bauer Media UK: 
Bauer Media UK reaches over 25 million UK consumers through a portfolio of world-class, multi-platform media and entertainment brands including heat, KISS, Grazia, Empire, Magic, Absolute Radio and the Hits Radio Network. These brands offer commercial partners access to highly engaged audiences, with creative solutions underpinned by insight and instinct. Bauer Media UK is part of the Bauer Media Group, one of the world’s largest privately owned media businesses with media assets all over the globe. 

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