2018 in British music

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List of years in British music

This is a summary of the year 2018 in British music.

Events[edit]

Television programmes[edit]

Artists and groups reformed[edit]


Groups disbanded[edit]

Classical works[edit]

Opera[edit]

Musical theatre[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Film scores and incidental music[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

British music awards[edit]

British Composer Awards[edit]

  • Amateur or Young Performers: Oliver Searle – Microscopic Dances
  • Chamber Ensemble: James Weeks – Libro di fiammelle e ombre
  • Choral: Judith Weir – In the Land of Uz
  • Community or Educational Project: Liam Taylor-West – The Umbrella
  • Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble: Cassie Kinoshi – Afronaut
  • Jazz Composition for Small Ensemble: Simon Lasky – Close to Ecstasy
  • Orchestral: Sir Harrison BirtwistleDeep Time
  • Small Chamber: Rebecca Saunders – Inbreathed
  • Solo or Duo: Dominic Murcott – The Harmonic Canon
  • Sonic Art: Emily Peasgood – Halfway to Heaven
  • Stage Works: Oliver Coates – Shoreline
  • Wind Band or Brass Band: Simon Dobson – The Turing Test
  • British Composer Award for Innovation: Trevor Wishart
  • British Composer Award for Inspiration: Sally Beamish

Charts and sales[edit]

Number-one singles[edit]

The singles chart includes a proportion for streaming.

Chart date
(week ending)
Song Artist(s) Chart sales References
4 January "Perfect" Ed Sheeran 75,639 [96]
11 January 57,035 [97]
18 January 49,550 [98]
25 January "River" Eminem featuring Ed Sheeran 44,677 [99]
1 February "God's Plan" Drake 54,513 [100]
8 February 60,810 [101]
15 February 56,554 [102]
22 February 51,983 [103]
1 March 60,313 [104]
8 March 57,021 [105]
15 March 55,254 [106]
22 March 48,101 [107]
29 March 45,581 [108]
5 April "These Days" Rudimental featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen 43,693 [109]
12 April "Freaky Friday" Lil Dicky featuring Chris Brown 41,068 [110]
19 April "Nice for What" Drake 51,187 [111]
26 April "One Kiss" Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa 70,106 [112]
3 May 83,485 [113]
10 May 69,742 [114]
17 May 71,997 [115]
24 May 62,000 [116]
31 May 54,424 [117]
7 June 53,252 [118]
14 June 49,432 [119]
21 June "I'll Be There" Jess Glynne 37,959 [120]
28 June "Solo" Clean Bandit featuring Demi Lovato 41,584 [121]
5 July "Shotgun" George Ezra 53,696 [122]
12 July 75,986 [123]
19 July "Three Lions" The Lightning Seeds, David Baddiel & Frank Skinner 79,779 [124]
26 July "In My Feelings" Drake 90,887 [125]
2 August 94,787 [126]
9 August 82,569 [127]
16 August 83,085 [128]
23 August "Shotgun" George Ezra 68,287 [129]
30 August [130]
6 September "Eastside" Benny Blanco, Khalid and Halsey [131]
13 September "Promises" Calvin Harris and Sam Smith [132]
20 September [133]
27 September [134]
4 October [135]
11 October [136]
18 October "Funky Friday" Dave featuring Fredo [137]
25 October "Promises" Calvin Harris and Sam Smith [138]
1 November "Shallow" Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper [139]
8 November [140]
15 November "Thank U, Next" Ariana Grande [141]
22 November [142]
29 November [143]
6 December [144]
13 December [145]

Number-one albums[edit]

The albums chart includes a proportion for streaming.

Chart date
(week ending)
Album Artist(s) Chart sales References
4 January ÷ Ed Sheeran 74,158 [146]
11 January 32,034 [147]
18 January The Greatest Showman Various artists 26,445 [148]
25 January 40,048 [149]
1 February 38,572 [150]
8 February 40,824 [151]
15 February 41,433 [152]
22 February 51,462 [153]
1 March 42,604 [154]
8 March 36,312 [155]
15 March 41,547 [156]
22 March 45,963 [157]
29 March 35,256 [158]
5 April Staying at Tamara's George Ezra 62,564 [159]
12 April The Greatest Showman Various artists 43,378 [160]
19 April Golden Kylie Minogue 48,032 [161]
26 April The Greatest Showman Various artists 30,080 [162]
3 May 24,978 [163]
10 May Beerbongs & Bentleys Post Malone 43,190 [164]
17 May The Greatest Showman Various artists 28,180 [165]
24 May Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Arctic Monkeys 86,359 [166]
31 May The Greatest Showman Various artists 35,900 [167]
7 June 40,064 [168]
14 June 30,063 [169]
21 June 34,378 [170]
28 June 32,466 [171]
5 July 26,771 [172]
12 July Scorpion Drake 63,690 [173]
19 July 29,630 [174]
26 July 29,393 [175]
2 August Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Various artists 35,000 [176]
9 August 40,708 [177]
16 August 35,488 [178]
23 August [179]
30 August Sweetener Ariana Grande [180]
6 September Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Various artists [181]
13 September Kamikaze Eminem [182]
20 September [183]
27 September [184]
4 October [185]
11 October Blood Red Roses Rod Stewart [186]
18 October A Star Is Born Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper [187]
25 October Always In Between Jess Glynne [188]
1 November A Star Is Born Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper [189]
8 November Andrea Bocelli [190]
15 November No Tourists The Prodigy [191]
22 November Simulation Theory Muse [192]
29 November Love Michael Bublé [193]
6 December Odyssey Take That 106,000 [194]
13 December A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships The 1975 [195]

Number-one compilation albums[edit]

Chart date
(week ending)
Album Chart sales References
4 January Now 98 68,334 [196]
11 January 21,486 [197]
18 January 13,039 [198]
25 January 11,006 [199]
1 February MTV Rocks 15,555 [200]
8 February 12,777 [201]
15 February 11,830 [202]
22 February 11,791 [203]
1 March 7,560 [204]
8 March Magic 80s 10,227 [205]
15 March Now Mum 9,978 [206]
22 March 10,584 [207]
29 March Andrew Lloyd Webber – Unmasked 9,067 [208]
5 April Now 99 114,571 [209]
12 April 60,163 [210]
19 April 33,768 [211]
26 April 24,030 [212]
3 May 19,774 [213]
10 May 16,793 [214]
17 May 80s Soul Jams 16,803 [215]
24 May 13,816 [216]
31 May Now 99 11,095 [217]
7 June 11,751 [218]
14 June Throwback Reggae Dancehall [219]
21 June [220]
28 June I Love Ibiza [221]
5 July Now Summer Party 18 [222]
12 July [223]
19 July Love Island – The Pool Party [224]
26 July [225]
2 August Now 100 [226]
9 August [227]
16 August [228]
23 August [229]
30 August [230]
6 September [231]
13 September I Love 80s [232]
20 September Now 100 [233]
27 September [234]
4 October [235]
11 October [236]
18 October [237]
25 October [238]
1 November Sing Your Heart Out Disney [239]
8 November Soul Legends [240]
15 November Dreamboats & Petticoats - Golden Years [241]
22 November [242]
29 November The Greatest Showman: Reimagined [243]
6 December Now 101 [244]
13 December [245]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

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  96. ^ UK Singles Chart 4 January 2018
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