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Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Spends 9th Week As UK’s #1 Song

“Despacito” repeats as the UK’s number one song, while Calvin Harris’ “Feels” joins the Top 5.

The mid-weeks suggested a close race between Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” and DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts (featuring Rihanna & Bryson Tiller),” but the former ultimately prevailed.

“Despacito” tops a ninth, non-consecutive edition of the Official UK Singles Chart.

“Wild Thoughts” holds at #2 on this week’s listing.

French Montana’s “Unforgettable (featuring Swae Lee)” stays put at #3, while Calvin Harris’ “Feels (featuring Pharrell, Katy Perry & Big Sean)” rises two places to #4.

Down one spot, Jonas Blue’s “Mama (featuring William Singe)” takes #5.

Notable movers on this week’s chart:
— Sigala & Ella Eyre’s “Came Here For Love” rises six spots to #6.
— Camila Cabello’s “Crying In The Club” climbs two places to #14.
— Rudimental & James Arthur’s “Sun Comes Up” ascends six positions to #18.
— Major Lazer’s “Know No Better (featuring Travi$ Scott, Camila Cabello & Quavo)” jumps seven places to #19.
— Zedd’s “Get Low (featuring Liam Payne),” the top new entry, starts at #26.
— Kesha’s “Praying” debuts at #30.
— Jax Jones’ Instruction (featuring Demi Lovato & Stefflon Don)” rises nine spots to #38.

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