The Official Charts Company are celebrating ten years of downloads being included in the official UK singles chart, and to commemorate the decade of digital downloads Radio 1 will be counting down ‘The Official All-Time Download Top 100’ on Bank Holiday Monday (April 21st) between 12pm and 7pm.
Fearne Cotton, Scott Mills, and Jameela Jamil will bring the most downloaded songs throughout the afternoon with Jameela revealing the most popular song just before 7pm.
George Ergatoudis, head of music at BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra, said: “Downloads started arguably the biggest revolution in the history of the music industry, transforming the way audiences discover and enjoy music.
“After a decade of legal downloading in the UK, it’s time for Radio 1 to celebrate with a countdown revealing the nation’s top 100 most downloaded songs. Given how much choice and how quickly music fans can now access their favourite songs, there may be a few surprises in store!”