One of the most successful songs around the world this year finally got its UK release this week and duly climbed to the Number 1 spot, Meghan Trainor with ‘All About That Bass’ becomes the 31st different Number 1 of 2014 with what is her debut single, it has already topped the charts in 8 other countries including the USA and Australia. Meghan Elizabeth Trainor was born on December 22nd 1993 in Nantucket Massachusettes and along with song writer and producer Kevin Kadish she co-wrote this song. On the 28th September the UKs official chart company confirmed that ‘All About That Bass’ made chart history by becoming the first song ever to enter the top 40 on streaming only.
Dropping one place to Number 2 is the Jesse J’Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj collaboration ‘Bang Bang’ and holding steady at 3 is Taylor Swift with ‘Shake It Off’ previous Number 1’s from Sigma and Calvin Harris are at Numbers 4 and 5.
The highest of 6 new entries and only top 10 entry this week is at Number 8 for The Magician featuring Years and Years with ‘Sunlight’ .The Magician is the stage name of Stephan Fasano who is a dance music producer, this is his 1st UK hit but he is already well known for his remixes of previous top 40 hits.
New in at Number 11 is Labrinth with ‘Let It Be’, this is the 1st single taken from his second Album released last week called ‘Take Me To The Truth’, his debut Album ‘Electronic Earth’ produced 5 hits including the Number 1 ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’ the duet with Emili Sandi.
One place lower at Number 12 is the 3rd new entry this week for Ella Eyre with ‘Comeback’, this is her 2nd hit this year following on from ‘If I Go’ which peaked at Number 16, she is also the co-writer of the Sigma/Paloma Faith Number 1 song ‘Changing’.
In at Number 19 is Gorgon City featuring Zak Aber with ‘Unmissable’, they have now had 3 top 40 singles this year after ‘Ready For Your Love’(Number 4) and Here For You(Number 7), all 3 tracks are taken from their Album ‘Sirens’.
English singer song writer Jesse Ware records her 2nd top 40 single this year with ‘Say You Love Me’ new in at Number 22, ‘Tough Love’ which is also the title track of her Album charted at 34 earlier on this year.
The 6th and final new entry is at Number 36 for Jamie T with ‘Zombie’ James Alexander Treays was born January 8th 1986 in South West London, he is no stranger to the top 40, this is his 6th hit but his 1st new music since 2009, his new Album released last week is called ‘Carry On The Grudge’.
As always enjoy the music.