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Finally: Trey Songz Scores 1st UK Top 10

Published: Sunday 19th Aug 2012 by Sam

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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  1. POP ROYALTY ( F*** Yo Fav) August 19, 2012

    This Look Is a “NO” , especially the jacket …….

    And No buzz surround this project so Far !!

  2. JuanR August 19, 2012

    A feat which earns the diva his first UK top 10.

    LOL

  3. mkigz August 19, 2012

    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. monstarebel August 19, 2012

    Lmao @ “THE DIVA” scoring his first top 10 UK single You go b****!!!!!!! lol

  5. Back2Business August 19, 2012

    Sam hop off his tip!

  6. Honestly Speaking August 19, 2012

    This site is not letting me leave comments.

    • mmmhmm August 19, 2012

      just shut the f*** up
      u serial hater

      • Honestly Speaking August 19, 2012

        Don’t hate because you’re irrelevant, boo. 😉

      • mmmhmm August 19, 2012

        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. DOSSOME August 19, 2012

    “his international finally efforts paying off”…lmao.are you sure you are an englishman?

  8. -_- August 19, 2012

    Sam you are messy!! Still pressed that he checked you during your interview?

  9. Jayla August 19, 2012

    Sam is such a F** queen! Trey keep doing you boo

  10. ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) August 19, 2012

    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 😎

  11. Beyonce’s Weave (& Her “HIVE” of Head-Lice) August 19, 2012

    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. ismyhalostraight August 19, 2012

    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. Chris August 19, 2012

    Why y’all call him a diva ? Lmao. Too much

  14. ismyhalostraight August 19, 2012

    I WAS EXPECTING A HOTMESS…BUT I AM REALLY SAPRISED..
    THEY BLENDED VERY WELL…THAT LAST ACAPELLA NOTE..
    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
    GET THEM TOGETHER….

    • ismyhalostraight August 19, 2012

      DAMIT.. THAT WAS MENT FOR ANOTHER POST…

  15. Suicide Blonde August 19, 2012

    Trey is the biggest b**** in the game.

  16. yuup August 20, 2012

    hater, his album is number on itunes and thats just pre-order. get a gri[ TGJ

  17. MegaCRITIC August 20, 2012

    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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