For an unprecedented 16th consecutive week there is a change at the top of the chart.
This week’s recipient is 23 year old Halifax born singer Ed Sheeran who achieves his 1st Number 1 with ‘Sing’. This is his 9th solo hit and including guest appearances and as featured artist his 14th. His 2nd Album will be released in 2 weeks.
In total there are 6 new songs on the chart, new in at Number 16 is the Neon Brotherhood with ‘Hope Aint a Bad Thing’, this is a charity single released in aid of Stephen Sutton who died of cancer at the age of 19 on May 14th. The Neon Brotherhood consists of 40 musicians from 10 different bands and 8 soloists including Stephen himself.
The other new song to peak inside the top 20 is from Lethal Bizzle ft Cherri Voncelle with ‘The Drop’ , he had his 1st hit in 2002 with the Number 7 single ‘Oi’ and since then he has now charted a further 7 times.
Originating from Leicester rock band Kasabian are back at Number 22 with ‘Eez Ah’, it’s the 1st track from there soon to be released 5th Album ‘48.13’ ,the single gives them there 13th top 40 single.
The 5th new song on the chart this week is from drum and bass producer Wilkinson ,Mark Wilkinson comes from London and charts for the 2nd time, his previous success came last year with the Number 8 single ‘Afterglow’.
The final new entry is at Number 37 for R3hab with ‘Revolution’ , R3hab is Dutch dance music producer Fadil El Ghoul, he has remixed many artists including Beyonce and Yoko Ono and this is his 1st charting song under his own name .
As always enjoy the music.