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The best of 2011

Rihanna2011's top 20 most charted artists

Find out which artist spent the longest in the Vodafone Big Top 40 in 2011.

  • Adele - Someone Like YouThe 40 biggest songs of 2011

    Find out where your favourites songs came in 2011 most downloaded music chart.

  • National Television AwardsNumber 1s of 2011

    2011 kicked off with Matt Cardle's Christmas No. 1 holding on to the top spot. See the full list of the year's No. 1s.

  • Glastonbury 2011 coldplayTop 10 winter warmers

    The evenings are getting darker and the mornings are getting colder, so we put together some songs to warm you up.

Stuff you loved...

The videos you watched the most in 2011

New artists

  • NeroNero

    Nero are Dan and Joe, a pair of dubstep producers joined by a vocalist named Alana.

  • Jessie JJessie J

    Jessie J's real name is Jessica Cornish, a former BRIT School singer and song writer from Essex.

  • WonderlandWonderland

    The Irish girl band put together by Louis Walsh and Westlife's Kian Egan.

  • Wretch 32Wretch 32

    Wreck 32 has already racked up over 2 million views on YouTube and has recently supported Tinie Tempah on his UK.

  • James BlakeJames Blake

    James Blake is a producer from London who has emerged from the dubstep scene as the champion of a new sub-genre.

  • DaleyDaley

    Daley, from Manchester, is tipped to make it big in 2011 following his appearance in a Gorillaz song at the end of 2010.

  • Clare MaguireClare Maguire

    Clare Maguire, a singer from Birmingham released her debut single, 'Ain't Nobody' at the end of 2010 and we're expecting…

  • ParadeParade

    Coming together from varied backgrounds, Bianca, Emily, Jessica, Lauren and Sian share a love of quality pop.

  • YasminYasmin

    A former DJ skills, now Yasmin is ready to take on the world from the other side of the decks as a singer and songwriter.

  • band members - the VaccinesThe Vaccines

    Justin, Árni, Freddie and Pete, an alternative rock band tipped to be huge in 2011.

  • Talay RileyTalay Riley

    Talay had a great 2010, he released his debut single and featured on Chipmunk's 'Look For Me'.


    MYTOYBOX is Matt Nash, who released his first single 'Invincible' in 2010 - his album is due in the new year.

Looking forward to 2012

  • RedlightNew music for 2012

    Be the first to find out about the new songs and lastest music releases from the biggest artists of 2012.

  • Tanya LaceyNew faces for the new year

    Check out some of the new acts who we predict will be big in 2012.

Last year...

  • Ellie Goulding2010's top music

    Who made it on to 2010's list of new artists? Go back in time...

  • Sidney SamsonNumber 1s of 2010

    2010 kicked off with Sidney Samson at the top of our chart, see the full list of the year's No. 1s.


New and future releases