Another bumper week for new entries with 9 brand new songs and one re-entry on this the 5th last chart of 2014.
There is a brand new Number 1 for the 36th time this year as Take That record what is there 12th Number 1 single since they first entered the chart 23 years ago when their 2nd single release ‘Promises’ peaked at Number 38. They now have a total of 26 top 40 singles, this new song is called ‘These Days’ and is taken from their new Album ‘3’.
Band Aid slip down one place to Number 2 and Olly Murs with ‘Wrapped Up’ holds steady at 3. The second highest new entry is at Number 7 for Labrinth with ‘Jealous’, this is the 2nd song released from his 2nd Album called ‘Take Me To The Truth’, the previous single ‘Let It Be’ peaked at Number 11.
The 3rd new entry is at Number 12 for Mcbusted with ‘Air Guitar’, Mcbusted is a collaboration of two groups Mcfly and Busted. The only original member of either group not to be part of Mcbusted is Busted singer Charlie Simpson who has chosen to pursue a solo career, on their own Mcfly have had 21 top 40 singles and Busted have had 8 all of which peaked inside the top 3.
New in at Number 14 is James Newton Howard with ‘The Hanging Tree’, the song is taken from the motion picture ‘The Hunger Games,Mockinjay-Part 1’. The vocals on the song are provided by academy award winning actress Jennifer Laurence.
The final new entry into the top 20 is at Number 18 for James Bay with ‘Hold Back the River’. Bay is an English singer songwriter from Hitchen Hertfordshire, this is his 2nd single release, his debut ‘Let It Go’ peaked at Number 62 earlier on this year.
The 6th new song to enter the chart is at Number 22 for Years and Years with ‘Desire’, they are Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Turkman. They have been together since their formation in 2010, this is their 1st chart entry. Alexander has tasted chart success previously having sung lead vocals on The Magicians Number 7 single from earlier on this year called ‘Sunlight’.
David Guetta now has 2 songs in this week’s top 40 as ‘What I Did For Love’ enters at Number 23, his other current charting song is ‘Dangerous’ at Number 9, ‘What I Did For Love’ is the 6th single from his current Album ‘Listen’, vocals on the track are provided by Emeli Sandi who has now charted 8 times as a featured artist.
Canadian singer songwriter Kiesa Rae Ellestad better known by her stage name Kiesza charts for the 3rd time this year this time with ‘No Enemiesz’ at Number 30, her big success earlier on this year was the Number 1 ‘Hideaway’, the other hit ‘Giant In My Heart’ reached Number 4…
Ex Number 1 single ‘Am I Wrong’ from Nico And Vinz is the re-entry at Number 33, it has now been on the top 100 for 22 weeks. The final new entry is at Number 36 for Beyonce with ‘7/11’, it is one of 2 new tracks added to Beyonces self titled latest Album which is now called ‘The Platinum Edition’’the other new song is called ‘Ring Off’.
As always enjoy the music.