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VG-lista is a Norwegian record chart.It is presented weekly in the newspaper VG . It is considered the primary Norwegian record chart, charting albums and singles from countries and continents around the world. The data are collected by Nielsen Soundscan International and are based on the sales in approximately 100 shops in Norway. The singles chart started as a top 10 chart in week 42 of 1958 and was expanded to a top 20 chart in week 5 of 1995, the same time the albums chart, which started as a top 20 chart in week 1 of 1967 was expanded to a top 40 chart.
The charts published weekly are:
Maria Viktoria Mena is a Norwegian pop singer, best known for her singles such as "You're the Only One", "Just Hold Me", "All This Time" which charted in multiple countries.
The discography of Iron Maiden, an English heavy metal band founded in 1975 by bassist Steve Harris, includes seventeen studio albums, as well as numerous live albums, compilations, EPs, singles, video albums, music videos, and box sets. After several personnel changes, they released their self-titled debut album in 1980 with vocalist Paul Di'Anno, guitarists Dave Murray and Dennis Stratton, and drummer Clive Burr, quickly becoming one of the leading proponents of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
DumDum Boys are a Norwegian rock band from Trondheim. They are one of the most successful Norwegian rock acts of all time, and are considered one of the "four great" bands who popularized modern rock with Norwegian lyrics in the mid-to-late 1980s. Before breaking into the mainstream they were known as a punk rock act under the name Wannskrækk.
"Old Pop in an Oak" is a song recorded by Swedish band Rednex, released in 1994 as the second single from their debut album, Sex & Violins (1995). It reached number-one in many countries, including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden. In the UK, it peaked at number 12.
This is a discography of American rock artist Alice Cooper. It includes 28 studio albums, 48 singles, 11 live albums, 21 compilation albums, 12 video releases, and an audiobook. Six of his studio albums have achieved platinum in the United States and three more have achieved gold. The labels Cooper has recorded on are Straight, Warner Bros., Atlantic, MCA, Epic, Spitfire, Eagle, New West, and Bigger Picture. Over his career, Cooper has sold well over 50 million records.
Maria Arredondo is the first album by Norwegian singer Maria Arredondo, released in Norway on March 17, 2003, with a second edition released on June 30, 2003. The album was the most successful album by Arredondo either in critics or sales. It has 12 songs with the second edition and 5 singles were released. One of the singles, "In Love With An Angel", a duet with Christian Ingebrigtsen, was nominated for the 2003 Norwegian Grammy Awards as 'Song Of The Year'.
"Cose della vita" is a song originally released in 1993 by Italian musician, singer and songwriter Eros Ramazzotti and included on his fifth album, Tutte storie (1993). The single's highest chart placing was number one in Belgium and number three in Spain. The original version also was a smash hit in Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay in the fall of 1993, gaining strong TV rotation. The accompanying music video for the song was directed by Spike Lee.
"All Around the World" is a song by English singer, songwriter and actress Lisa Stansfield from her debut studio album, Affection (1989). It was released as the album's second single on 16 October 1989 by Arista Records. It was written by Stansfield, Ian Devaney and Andy Morris, and produced by Devaney and Morris. The song received favorable reviews from music critics. Songwriters, Stansfield, Devaney and Morris, received the 1989 Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. "All Around the World" was also nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards. Additionally, Stansfield was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. The song became the first of two UK number-one singles for Stansfield and the first of eight top-ten hits she would achieve in that country.
"Caught in the Middle" is a song by British-Norwegian boy band A1. It was released on 21 January 2002 as the lead single from their third studio album, Make It Good (2002). The song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart and received a Silver certification from the British Phonographic Industry in October 2018. It became one of their most successful and recognised singles. It was also released in a French-English version with singer Eve Angeli.
"Fairytale" is a song written and composed by Belarusian-Norwegian violinist and singer Alexander Rybak, the first single from his debut album Fairytales. The song was the winner for Norway of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, held in Moscow, Russia. In 2022, The Independent named it 35th best Eurovision-winning song of all time.
"Sometimes" is a song by Norwegian band Donkeyboy, released as the second single from their debut album, Caught in a Life. It is their second-most-successful single, after "Ambitions". "Sometimes" stayed at top of the Norwegian Singles Chart for a total of eight weeks in 2009.
Highasakite is an indie pop and indie rock band from Norway. The band formed when vocalist and songwriter Ingrid Helene Håvik met drummer Trond Bersu whilst studying jazz at the Trondheim Jazz Conservatory. In 2010, after just six months, the duo started working on their debut album. The album All That Floats Will Rain was released in 2012 via Riot Factory in Norway.
Broiler, formerly known as DJ Broiler, is a Norwegian electronic music record producer and DJ duo made up of Mikkel Buxrud Christiansen and Simen Auke. In 2011, they found online success with their dance tunes consisting of comical elements, but have since focused on professional remixing and music production.
Astrid Smeplass is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. In 2013, she placed fifth in the Norwegian version of Pop Idol, entitled Idol – Jakten på en superstjerne. In 2020, she released her debut studio album, Leave It Beautiful, through Universal.
Petter Bjørklund Kristiansen, better known by his stage name Katastrofe, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. Originating from Fredrikstad in Norway, he is signed to Sony Music Norway.
Julie Bergan is a Norwegian singer and songwriter born in Skien, Norway. Bergan started releasing covers on YouTube at the age of 16, eventually signing a record deal with Warner Music Norway in 2013. In 2015 she attained mainstream success with her single All Hours, crossing borders to Denmark and Germany, before breaking though in her native Norway in 2016 with Arigato peaking at number one. Bergans major-label debut album Turn on the Light was released in 2018. She returned to the number one spot in 2018 on VG-lista after collaborating with K-391, Alan Walker and Seungri on "Ignite".
The American music producer and DJ Marshmello has released four studio albums, two extended plays, forty-three singles, nine other charted songs, sixteen remixes, forty-three music videos and seven production-credited songs. Marshmello's debut studio album Joytime was released through his Joytime Collective record label on January 8, 2016. Despite failing to debut on the Billboard 200, the album peaked on three Billboard charts: Dance/Electronic Albums, Top Heatseekers and Independent Albums, at number five, fourteen and forty-one, respectively.
"8 Out of 10" is a song by Canadian rapper Drake from his album, Scorpion (2018), the song has reached the top 20 in Canada and the Czech Republic.
"Remember" is a song by English singer and songwriter Becky Hill and French DJ and producer David Guetta. It was released on 18 June 2021 as the fourth single from Hill's debut studio album, Only Honest on the Weekend. The song peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Hill's fourth top ten hit and Guetta's twenty-sixth.
VG-lista er en salgsliste for musikk i Norge.