This week on the new top 40 there are just 3 new entries but one of these peaks in the top spot.
The song which becomes the 29th different chart topper this year is called ‘Changing’ and is from Sigma ft Paloma Faith. Sigma are drum and bass music producers Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie who met at Leeds University back in 2006, ‘Changing’ gives them their 2nd Number 1 single this year as ‘Nobody To Love’ topped the chart back in April. Paloma Faith Blomfield is 33 years old and comes from London. To date she has released 3 solo Albums and 13 singles her most successful to date being her latest one which peaked at Number 6 recently called ‘Only Love Can Break Your Heart’ technically this is her 2nd appearance on a Number 1 single as a featured artist as she was part of the Justice Collective who released the charity single ‘He Aint Heavy He’s My Brother’ back in 2012.
Last week’s Number 1 from Calvin Harris, ‘Blame’ slips back one place to Number 2 and last week’s Number 2 is now the new Number 3 for Lilly Wood with ‘Prayer in C’.
The 2nd highest new entry is at Number 4 for Professor Green ft Tori Kelly with ‘Lullaby’. Professor Green is the stage name of British born rapper Stephen Paul Manderson. His soon to be released 3rd Album is to be called ‘Growing Up In Public’ and this is the 1st single taken from it. This new song gives him his 9th top 40 hit his most successful hit to date was a Number 1 back in 2011 with ‘Read All About It’ which featured Emile Sande. Tori Kelly is 21 years old and comes from California, she has released 4 solo singles to date and has appeared as featured artist on a further 4, this is her 1st appearance on the UK top 40.
The other new entry this week is at Number 35 for Hozier with ‘Take Me to Church’. Andrew Hozier-Byrne is 24 years old and comes from Bray, County Wicklow in Ireland he has just released his debut Album called ‘Hozier’ and has already tasted great success in his home country. ‘Take Me to Church’ reached Number 2 last year and 2 other tracks from his debut Album ‘Sedated’ and ‘Eden’ have both been top 5
As always enjoy the music.