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Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Reaches #1 In UK

“Despacito” officially claims the #1 position on this week’s Official UK Singles Chart.

Despacito Remix Cover | Republic Records

Making good on mid-week projections, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” claims #1 on this week’s Official UK Singles Chart.

The song, which was #4 last week, seizes the #1 position from DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One (featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne).”

“Despacito” is the first UK #1 for both Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. It is Bieber’s sixth chart-topper.

The aforementioned “I’m The One” drops to #2 this week. Clean Bandit’s “Symphony (featuring Zara Larsson)” falls one spot to #3, while Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” declines one spot to #4. Up two places, Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” takes #5.

Niall Horan’s Slow hands is this week’s top debut [Cover Photo via Capitol]
Other notables inside the Top 40:
— French Montana’s “Unforgettable (featuring Swae Lee)” rises four spots to #8.
— J Hus’ “Did You See” rises five spots to #12.
— Charlie Puth’s “Attention” jumps fifteen places to #16.
— Cheat Codes’ “No Promises (featuring Demi Lovato)” rises two spots to #24.
— Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands,” the top debut, enters at #25.
— Jonas Blue’s “Mama (featuring William Singe)” debuts at #29.
— KYLE”s “iSpy (featuring Lil Yachty)” rises one place to #40.

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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