The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Remains #1 In UK; James Arthur #2, Calvin Harris Has Top Debut

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The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” continues its rule in the United Kingdom.

The international smash tops the Official UK Singles Chart for a fourth consecutive week.

This week’s closest competition comes from James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go,” which rockets twenty-three places to #2. DJ Snake’s “Let Me Love You (featuring Justin Bieber)” follows at #3 (-1), while Major Lazer’s “Cold Water (featuring Justin Bieber & M0)” dips one spot to #4.

Ranking as the week’s top debut, Calvin Harris’ “My Way” enters the fray at #5.

Other notable movers inside the Top 50:
*Ellie Goulding’s “Still Falling For You” climbs nine places to #12.
*Emeli Sande’s “Hurts” arrives at #22.
*Digital Farm Animals & Cash Cash’s “Millionaire (featuring Nelly)” rises thirteen places to #25.
*Zara Larsson’s “Ain’t My Fault” rises six places to #26.
*Hailee Steinfeld & Grey’s “Starving (featuring Zedd)” ascends five places to #40.
*Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” jumps twelve places to #46.
*Neiked’s “Sexual” elevates twenty-two spots to #49.
*Kanye West’s “Fade” moves up fifteen places to #50.

Written by Brian Cantor

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