It is the halfway point of the year and a total of 153 different songs have now entered the chart.
There is also a new Number 1 single, the 19th this year.
Topping the pile this week is Dutch artist Oliver Heldens with ‘Gecko (Overdrive)’, Heldens is 19 years old and is signed to Tiesto’s record label .Vocals on the track are provided by Becky Hill who also co-wrote the song, she was a 1st series semi finalist on the BBC show ‘The Voice’ and becomes the first contestant to have a UK Number 1 after appearing on the programme.
Example has the 2nd highest new entry at Number 4 with ‘One More Day (Stay with Me)’, this is his 1st top 5 single since ‘Say Nothing’ in 2012. The song was going to be called stay with me but as the Sam Smith song already has that title One more day was added.
The other top 10 entry is at Number 10 for Usher with ‘Good Kisser’, the track becomes his 21st top 40 single and is taken from his forthcoming 8th Album as yet untitled.In total this week there are 7 new entry’s and new in at Number 19 is Ed Sheeran with ‘Don’t’, this is one of 4 tracks in the current chart from him all of which can be found on his current Number 1 Album ‘X’.
New in at Number 26 is ‘Thinking Out Loud’ the 2nd new entry from Sheeran, he is also currently at Number 3 with ‘Sing’ and Number 35 with ‘One’.
Entry Number 6 is at Number 30 for Dimitri Vegas, Martin Garrix and Like Mike with ‘Tremor’. Dimitri Thivaios and Michael Thivaios are brothers who were born in Belgium and they have teamed up with Martin Garrix, this is the brothers 1st chart success.
The final new entry is at Number 34 for Austin Mahone ft Pitbull with ‘Mmm Yeah’, Mahone is 18 years old and hails from San Antonio Texas ,this is his 1st top 40 hit, as for Pitbull this is the 5th time this year he has made a chart appearance.
As always enjoy the music.