We added the user trophies to enable us to pay for the costs of the website. Since the costs have gone down significantly since the downgrade we see no reason to keep this feature open, so we will be closing it tomorrow.
We will still have the chart that will remain the way it is. We have not made final arrangements, but we do intend to do a mid-year voting session for a very limited time. The results of those, and our CCUK Annual Awards, will be adding trophies to the charts to keep it dynamic.
We will enable a donate button if anyone still wishes to support the website, but keep in mind that our costs are not as high as they once were, and many of the generous donations via the user trophies are keeping us afloat for now.
Thanks to everyone who has helped this website stay open over the past few years. Although our features have been stripped back, we still promote artists across the genre and the traffic (to our surprise) for the website is still high!