The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Reaches #1 In The UK; Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind” Is Top Debut

The Chainsmokers [BBMAs photo via ABC]

Friday did not simply bring confirmation that The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” has been certified silver in the UK.

It also confirmed that “Closer” has reached #1 on the Official UK Singles chart.

Up one place, “Closer” seizes the throne from Major Lazer’s “Cold Water (featuring Justin Bieber & MØ).” The Major Lazer song slips to #3 after five weeks on top.

DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber)” holds at #2, while Calum Scott’s “Dancing On My Own” (#4) and twenty one pilots’ “Heathens” (#5) again form the balance of the Top 5.

Other notables:

— Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah),” which enters at #50, is this week’s top debut.

— Tieks’ “Sunshine (featuring Dan Harkna)” rises eight places to a new peak of #15.

— Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha’s “In The Name Of Love” jumps seven places to a new high of #17.

— Bob Marley’s “Is This Love (Remix) (featuring Lvndscape & Bolier)” climbs nineteen places to a new high of #20.

— DNCE’s “Toothbrush” rises seventeen places to #49.

Written by Brian Cantor

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