George Ezra’s “Shotgun” Reaches #1 On UK Singles Chart

George Ezra scores his first #1 single in the United Kingdom.

George Ezra on Corden | Terence Patrick/CBS

Making good on the mid-week projection, George Ezra’s “Shotgun” shoots to #1 on this week’s Official UK Singles Chart.

The song, which was #2 last week, seizes the throne from Clean Bandit’s “Solo (featuring Demi Lovato).” That song dips to #2 this week.

Anne-Marie’s “2002” holds at #3, while Jess Glynne’s “I’ll Be There” spends another week at #4.

Up twenty-six places, the late XXXTentacion’s “SAD!” reaches a new peak of #5.

Other notables in this week’s Top 40:
— Jonas Blue’s “Rise (featuring Jack & Jack)” rises five places to #12.
— XXXTentacion’s “Moonlight” jumps fifteen spots to #17.
— Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams” ascends five spots to #18.
— Tiesto & Dzeko’s “Jackie Chan (featuring Preme & Post Malone)” climbs fifteen spots to #20.
— XXXTentacion’s “changes” rises eleven places to #22.
— Cheat Codes & Little Mix’s “Only You” debuts at #32.
— Tyga’s “Taste (featuring Offset)” rises eight places to #34.
— The Carters’ “APES**T” rises seven places to #36.
— Dennis Lloyd’s “Nevermind” ascends eight spots to #39.
— Jax Jones & Mabel’s “Ring Ring (featuring Rich The Kid)” enters at #40.

Written by Brian Cantor

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