News and Charts
Scientists have discovered that playing music through headphones at a particular rhythm and synchronously to the whole football team can significantly improve the sporting performance.
Christmas music can seem to be made up of the same 10-15 songs every year. But Christmas comes round every year so why have some songs stayed so popular while others have been forgotten? And why do new Christmas hits come along so rarely?
Music undoubtedly effects human emotions - this BBC investigation set out to find out how and why.
Eurythmics’ singer and solo artist Annie Lennox has come top of the pops in a chart of the most played Scottish acts this century.
The top 20 tracks by music artists from Newcastle most played in public since the year 2000 are revealed in an exclusive chart by PPL.
The top 10 most-played Sheffield music artists in public and in the media since the year 2000 are revealed in an exclusive chart by PPL.
Venues that play music see significantly increased sales when compared to venues that do not play music, research commissioned by PRS for Music has found.
The organisers of London 2012 are confident they they have got the volume level of music in the main stadium "about right".
As one of the biggest bands in the world celebrate the 50th anniversary of their first gig, played at The Marquee Club in London, PPL reveals which of The Rolling Stones songs are the UK’s most loved to this day.
Adele’s 'Rolling In The Deep' took the top spot in the PPL People’s Pop Chart, with 'Primavera' by Einaudi topping the PPL People’s Classical Chart.