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Clean Bandit, Sean Paul & Anne-Marie’s “Rockabye” Named UK’s Christmas #1

Rockabye Cover [Big Beat]

The reign continues for Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye (featuring Sean Paul & Anne-Marie).” The smash earns a seventh week atop the official UK singles chart.

In topping this week’s chart, “Rockabye” moreover earns the honor of being the UK’s official “Christmas #1.”

“To have been Number 1 for seven weeks is something amazing in its own right that we are all incredibly proud of, but to now be Christmas Number 1 is mind-blowing,” said Clean Bandit, per the Official Charts company. “It’s something we never imagined would happen with Rockabye when we were writing and recording it. Thanks to everyone who has made this happen! We hope you all have a Merry Christmas and New Year!”

“Rockabye” joins only a handful of songs that were already #1 on the chart prior to becoming the Christmas #1.

Other key movers on this week’s chart include Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human” rising to #2, Little Mix’s “Touch” jumping to #4, and Zara Larsson’s “I Would Like” elevating to #6.

The Top 10 on this week’s official UK Singles Chart follows:

10) Rae Sremmurd – Black Beatles ft. Gucci Mane (-4)
9) James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go (-2)
8) Matt Terry – When Christmas Comes Around (-5)
7) The Weeknd – Starboy ft. Daft Punk (-3)
6) Zara Larsson – I Would Like (+6)
5) Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You (+3)
4) Little Mix – Touch (+19)
3) Steve Aoki & Louis Tomlinson – Just Hold On (-1)
2) Rag’n’Bone Man – Human (+3)
1) Clean Bandit – Rockabye ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie (=)

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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