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“There is no doubt that this quiz book will help music and chart lovers while away hours upon hours this autumn,” said Martin Talbot, Chief Executive of Official Charts.
Michael O’Mara Books has secured rights – via licensing agency The Point 1888 – to publish an Official Charts music quiz book, celebrating 70 years since the UK’s first singles chart was published.
The Official Charts’ Music Quiz Book: Put Your Chart Music Knowledge to the Test! by Lee Thompson has been compiled using the Official Charts Company’s music database. The book will test readers’ knowledge of seven decades of music history, and features a foreword by Jack Saunders, the new host of BBC Radio 1’s Official Chart Show.
“Over seven decades, the Official Singles Chart has been an endless source of trivia and fun facts, so we are delighted to mark the 70th anniversary with this fantastic quiz book, part of a new partnership with Michael O’Mara Books,” said Martin Talbot, Chief Executive of Official Charts.
“There is no doubt that this quiz book – including questions set by quizmaster extraordinaire Lee Thompson – will help music and chart lovers while away hours upon hours this autumn.”
Ross Hamilton, Commissioning Editor at Michael O’Mara Books, added: “The Official Charts have been synonymous with British pop culture for 70 years, and we’re delighted to help celebrate this incredible milestone with their first official music quiz book.”
The Official Charts Music Quiz Book: Put Your Chart Music Knowledge to the Test! will be published on October 27th 2022
Katie Wilkinson, Head of Publishing & Operations at The Point.1888, stated: “We’re so excited to launch our licensing programme for Official Chart Company with this Quiz book. It’s an absolute must have purchase for music and chart fans.”
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