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The chart served to give exposure to the independent labels and the artists on those labels.
In 1985, Music Week started compiling its own indie chart, but failed to meet the authority of the original chart.
Rihanna had the biggest selling single of 2010, "Love the Way You Lie" with Eminem, which peaked at number 2.
It was one of six top 10 hits for Rihanna during the year, including number-ones "Only Girl (In the World)" and "What's My Name? This list shows singles that peaked in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart during 2010, as well as songs which peaked in 2009 or 2011 but were in the top 10 in 2010.
" by David Guetta featuring Rihanna were the songs from 2010 that did not reach their peak until 2011.Chart success was limited, however, since the official top 40 was based on sales at large chains and ignored significant sales at the scores of independent record shops that existed.Iain Mc Nay of Cherry Red suggested to the weekly trade paper Record Business the idea of an independent record chart to address the problem, and the first independent chart appeared in 1980, published in Record Week, and later licensed to Sounds.Forty-six artists scored multiple entries in the top 10 in 2010.Ellie Goulding, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Tinie Tempah and The Wanted were among the many artists who achieved their first UK charting top 10 single in 2010.