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Trey Songz chapter v 5 e1345400819263 Finally: Trey Songz Scores 1st UK Top 10

With minimal interest greeting Trey Songz these days, the R&B crooner can take solace in the fact that his music is resonating somewhere. Specifically, the UK.

No stranger to London town, the ‘Bottoms Up’ singer has made many a promo trip to this side of the pond, yet had never yielded a chart position to show for it. Until now.

Details after the jump…

The freshly published Official UK Singles Chart places the 27 year old’s latest International single, ‘Simply Amazing’, at #8. A feat which earns the diva his first UK top 10.

Prior to this point, Songz’s best performing British effort was ‘Heart Attack’ (#28), which too is lifted from his forthcoming LP ‘Chapter V’ (due August 21st).

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The US mass may have pulled the Trigga on Trey’s Stateside relevancy, yet it’s somewhat good to see his International efforts finally paying off.

Perhaps he’d have better fortunes in all markets, at once, if he served up a product that was compelling enough. This R&B circa 2002 stuff he’s been peddling for the past five years is a major reason (along with his horrible attitude) why his buzz isn’t buzzing the way it was. Like, it’s clear both the artist and the material are a huge problem when an act is afforded all Trey was post-‘Ready’ (reality show, Kodak commercials, tour after tour) and still is unable to release a Platinum album.

Still, we’ll leave Mr Songz to celebrate a solid achievement. Fingers crossed the new market that’ve embraced him will encourage him, in turn, to switch things up.

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22 Comments

  1. August 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm
    POP ROYALTY ( f*** Yo Fav) says:
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    This Look Is a “NO” , especially the jacket …….

    And No buzz surround this project so Far !!

  2. August 19, 2012 at 1:38 pm
    JuanR says:
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    A feat which earns the diva his first UK top 10.

    LOL

  3. August 19, 2012 at 1:44 pm
    mkigz says:
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    Sam what the hell are you on about? Ready and Passion, Pain & Pleasure were both hit albums (certified gold) – He has been successful in the genre that he is in, which is R&B and we all know that R&B hasnt been as popular as other genres in the last few years, so you guys arent really being fair – I will agree that there is not that much buzz as he has had before around the current project in the US, but im sure the sales will be fine once the promo kicks in more…

  4. August 19, 2012 at 1:48 pm
    monstarebel says:
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    Lmao @ “THE DIVA” scoring his first top 10 UK single You go b****!!!!!!! lol

  5. August 19, 2012 at 1:50 pm
    Back2Business says:
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    Sam hop off his tip!

  6. August 19, 2012 at 1:55 pm
    Honestly Speaking says:
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    This site is not letting me leave comments.

    • August 19, 2012 at 2:07 pm
      mmmhmm says:
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      just shut the f*** up
      u serial hater

      • August 19, 2012 at 2:10 pm
        Honestly Speaking says:
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        Don’t hate because you’re irrelevant, boo. ;)

      • August 19, 2012 at 3:02 pm
        mmmhmm says:
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        and your relevant because???

        last time i checked ur just someone who comments on numerous posts being a pressed jealous b****

        have a seat honey :)

  7. August 19, 2012 at 2:08 pm
    DOSSOME says:
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    “his international finally efforts paying off”…lmao.are you sure you are an englishman?

  8. August 19, 2012 at 2:42 pm
    -_- says:
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    Sam you are messy!! Still pressed that he checked you during your interview?

  9. August 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm
    Jayla says:
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    Sam is such a f** queen! Trey keep doing you boo

  10. August 19, 2012 at 2:55 pm
    ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) says:
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    Good for him. I’m surprised, given that the video hasn’t been out long enough to sell the song. Maybe his appearance at Hackney really boosted his profile in the UK.

    Btw, what’s with all that shade? I’m not a fan and I’m not even planning to buy his album, but you’re making him out to be a flop while he got 2 urban top 10 hits this year with no promotion. Give credit where it’s due, he’s still doing well :cool:

  11. August 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm
    Beyonce's Weave (& Her "HIVE" of Head-Lice) says:
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    Good for him, I still think his material is predictable, tired and repetitive. I still feel he needs to change things up every now and then to keep people guessing and interested, that is just my opinion anyway.

  12. August 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm
    ismyhalostraight says:
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    i use to looove try..
    but his music became really repetitive….
    its ashame that he looked as if he was really making a name for his self w/ p.p&p
    and now all that notoriety is gone. there is literally no buzz for this album at all.
    however i will still be supporting and getting the album…..

    from a friend.

  13. August 19, 2012 at 3:41 pm
    Chris says:
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    Why y’all call him a diva ? Lmao. Too much

  14. August 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm
    ismyhalostraight says:
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    I WAS EXPECTING A HOTMESS…BUT I AM REALLY SAPRISED..
    THEY BLENDED VERY WELL…THAT LAST ACAPELLA NOTE..
    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
    GET THEM TOGETHER….

    • August 19, 2012 at 3:43 pm
      ismyhalostraight says:
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      DAMIT.. THAT WAS MENT FOR ANOTHER POST…

  15. August 19, 2012 at 6:38 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    Trey is the biggest b**** in the game.

  16. August 20, 2012 at 3:19 am
    yuup says:
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    hater, his album is number on itunes and thats just pre-order. get a gri[ TGJ

  17. August 20, 2012 at 5:03 am
    MegaCRITIC says:
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    Diva! Lmaooo I can NOT. He’s been flopping for too long. ‘Ready’ was his peak and we are witnessing his decline. When will they revoke his contract?

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