Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Celebrates 8th Week At #1 In UK

“Despacito” extends its reign as the UK’s biggest song.

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee at Latin Billboards | Telemundo

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” predictably extends its reign atop the Official UK Singles chart.

The smash hit enjoys an eighth, non-consecutive week at #1.

Its closest competition again comes from DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts (featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller),” which holds at #2.

French Montana’s “Unforgettable (featuring Swae Lee)” rises one spot to #3, while Jonas Blue’s “Mama (featuring William Singe)” ticks up a place to #4.

Also up one spot, Liam Payne’s “Strip That Down (featuring Quavo)” grabs #5.

Other notables in this week’s Top 40:
— Calvin Harris’ “Feels (featuring Pharrell, Katy Perry & Big Sean)” jumps fifteen places to #6.
— Maggie Lindemann’s “Pretty Girl” rises three spots to #9.
— Sigala & Ella Eyre’s “Came Here For Love” jumps seven spots to #12.
— Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” rises five places to #21.
— Rudimental’s “Sun Comes Up (featuring James Arthur)” debuts at #24.
— Selena Gomez’ “Bad Liar” rises nine spots to #25.
— Alma’s “Chasing Heights” rockets twenty-four spots to #30.
— Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO Tour Llif3” ascends ten places to #31.
— Olly Murs & Louisa Johnson’s “Unpredictable” jumps seventeen places to #32.
— Post Malone & Quavo’s “Congratulations” rises twelve spots to #39.
— Hailee Steinfeld’s “Most Girls” climbs five places to #40.

Written by Brian Cantor

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