DOWNLOADS TO BE PROPER SINGLES - OFFICIAL: At the same time as the BPI were saying how many albums they've sold - did we mention it's more than ever before? Loads and loads of the buggers? - they also confirmed early next year the download chart will be rolled into the singles chart. Interestingly, if you count downloads and singles together, singles sales have increased by nearly 10% over the last quarter; although physical sales are down by 12%. Really, where is the damage illegal downloading is meant to be doing?