Chart round-up: David Guetta claims his fifth UK number one


David Guetta has claimed his fifth UK number one with his most recent single, ‘Lovers on the Sun’. The track features American singer-songwriter, Sam Martin, and follows Guetta’s previous UK number ones, ‘Titanium’, ‘Gettin’ Over You’, ‘Sexy Bitch’ and ‘When Love Takes Over’. As a result of the UK getting a new number one, Nico & Vinz’s ‘Am I Wrong’ moves down to second place, with MAGIC! sitting comfortably in third position.

Taylor Swift’s new single, ‘Shake It Off’, enters at four, matching the debut position of her last album’s lead single, ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’. Wankelmut & Emma Louise jump 190 places and arrives at fifth position with ‘My Head is a Jungle’, finishing this week’s top five.

OneRepublic, George Ezra, Kiesza and Ella Henderson all maintain their places in the top ten, with Ed Sheeran’s ‘Don’t’ jumping 11 places and entering at eight and Union J’s new single ‘Tonight (We Live Forever)’ debuting at nine.

In the album chart, after eight weeks at number one, Ed Sheeran’s second studio album, x, has been knocked off top spot and Britain’s Got Talent‘s winner Collabro enter the the album chart, taking Sheeran’s crown with their debut album. Both Twin Atlantic and The Courteneers enter the top ten at third and sixth position, respectively.

Making the rest of this week’s album chart top ten are Sam Smith, George Ezra, Paloma Faith, Ed Sheeran, Dolly Parton, Richard & Adam and Paolo Nutini. Elsewhere in the chart, Kate Bush’s 1985 Hounds of Love album enters the chart at 29 and the iconic singer-songwriter’s compilation album, The Whole Story, jumps an astonishing 91 places to 15th position, all as a result of the BBC documentary focusing on Bush that aired earlier this week.

Listen to the UK’s new number one below.


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