The Simon Mayo-presented show begins in October...

BBC RADIO 2 have announced they are to broadcast the official Album Chart from this autumn.

The show, presented by Simon Mayo, will be a one-hour weekly programme on Monday nights starting on October 1 at 7.00pm. In addition to the chart run-down, the show will also feature live music and interviews.

Speaking about the show, Simon Mayo said: “It’s a fabulous privilege to be asked to present such an important new programme for Radio 2.”

For a full list of the current Top 100 singles and albums, visit NME.COM’s charts section.