Independent Hype Top 20 Soul Chart Presented By Taxman


Independent Hype Soul Top 20 Airplay chart section features club and Radiomonitor’s weekly Top 20 of the most-played Independent Soul/R&B tracks from global podcasts and radio stations.

New content arrives on the Independent Hype chart every week. Here you can see what’s new this week and browse the top 20 songs along with the Bubbling Over and New Breaking through tracks.

The chart can be ranked according to sales, streams or airplay, and for main song chart such as the Independent Hype Top 20, all three pools of data are used to compiled the chart.

The independent Chart Show

The show has been running since 2011 and is dedicated to bringing the very best in independent Soul, Hip-Hop, R&B Jazz and Gospel to London, a city that is renowned to having a with a diverse appetite to music. The initial aim was to promote new artists to an eager audience who were disillusioned with what was categorised “urban” soul and R&B as being played on mainstream UK radio. The show set the stage for the rise of new radio shows that have embraced the new wave of artists exposed by the rise of independent soul.

The weekly 2-hour podcast includes the UK’s original and only weekly Top 20 Chart that is solely dedicated to include Independent Soul Music.

Due to the success of the podcast it is now re-broadcasted via a variety of radio stations based within the UK, wider Europe, North America and Canada.

Independent Hype is pleased to welcome The Independent Chart Show as an integral feature of their website and aim to extend the music of the featured artists and its listenership to The Far East, Asia, Africa and Australia/New Zealand, via a range of unique partnerships with other enterprises.


Taxman has been presenting The Independent Chart Show since the beginning of 2012 following a history of radio presenting on a number of leading London radio stations. He will continue to host the show on a weekly basis however will also inviting a number of exciting new presenters to unleash their talent on a regular basis.

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