It is the 39th new chart of the year and there is a 30th new song at the top of the chart. The new Number 1 single is the all female collaboration of Jesse J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj with ‘Bang Bang’, the song is the lead single from Jesse J,s 3rd studio Album ‘Sweet Talker’ and becomes her 3rd Number 1. The song is also on the deluxe edition of Ariana Grande,s 2nd studio Album ‘My Everything’, it becomes her 2nd chart topper this year, she currently has 3 singles in this week’s top 40. The rap on the track is provided by Nicki Minaj, her 3rd studio Album ‘The Pinkprint’ is due for release on November 24th, it is unknown at this stage whether ‘Bang Bang’ will be one of the songs featured, this is the 1st time she has had a UK Number 1 single.
Last week’s Number 1 is this week’s Number 2 as the Sigma track ‘Changing’ drops 1 place while Taylor Swift climbs a place to Number 3.
In total there are 4 new entries and 1 re-entry, the next 2 entries this week are from 2 different artists both performing the same song, in at Number 13 is Power Music with their version of ‘All About That Bass’, the original version by Meghan Trainor has already topped the chart in America, Canada and Australia and is still awaiting its UK release. The Meghan Trainor version is only available to chart on streaming alone at the moment but it still becomes a new entry this week at 33.
The other new entry is at Number 25 for Shift k3y with ‘I Know’, Shift k3y is the stage name of 21 year old London born Lewis Shay Jankel, this is his 2nd top 40 single following on from his Number 3 single ‘Touch’ back in April. The song which re-enters the chart is at Number 40 from Kiesza with her Number 1 from earlier on this year ‘Hideaway’, the track has now been in the top 100 for 24 weeks
As always enjoy the music