Radiohead sneak on up the charts as all Nude's stems count in the Billboard Hot 100


Ooooo sneaky, sneaky Radiohead. Not last week but the week before, we brought you the news that the forward thinking Oxfordshire band had released their latest single, “Nude”, for you to download and remix.

And that’s exactly what they did, splitting the the track into its five component stems for people to play with, but here’s where it gets a little sticky. Because each stem was a separate download from iTunes, it meant that each one counted towards Nude’s chart position as well as the sales of the complete single itself. So, in a way, it appears to be five times more popular than it actually has been and as a result has charted in the Billboard Hot 100 as a hotshot at No.37…