James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go” Stays #1 In UK; Weeknd Hits #2, Niall Horan #9

James Arthur [Say You Wont Let Go | Official Video]

Last week, James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go” dethroned The Chainsmokers’ “Closer (featuring Halsey)” on the Official UK Singles Chart.

This week, it retains the #1 position.

Its closest competition comes from The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk),” which rises one place to #2. “Closer” falls a spot to #3, while Calvin Harris’ “My Way” (#4, =) and Ariana Grande’s “Side To Side (featuring Nicki Minaj)” (#5, +1) complete the Top 5.

Notable movers inside the Top 40:

— Niall Horan’s “This Town,” which debuted at #100 last week, rises to #9 following its first full week in the market.

— Zara Larsson’s “Ain’t My Fault” jumps seven places to #16.

— Craig David & Sigala’s “Ain’t Giving Up” leaps sixteen places to #23.

— The Chainsmokers’ “All We Know (featuring Phoebe Ryan),” this week’s top debut, starts at #24.

— Hailee Steinfeld & Grey’s “Starving (featuring Zedd)” ascends nine places to #28.

— Dua Lipa’s “Blow Your Mind (Mwah)” advances seven places to #31.

— Neiked’s “Sexual” climbs seven places to #34.

Written by Brian Cantor

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