For the 3rd week in a row there are only 4 new entries, there is also one re-entry this week.
We now have had 22 different songs top the UK top 40 this year with Manchester boy band Rixton taking the honours this week with ‘Me and My Broken Heart’. The song has already sold in excess of 500,000 copies in America peaking on Billboard at Number 12.The lead singer of the group is Jake Roche whose parents are no strangers to chart success themselves, his mother is Colleen Nolan who of course was a member of the Nolan sisters and his father is Eastenders actor Shane Richie who had a Number 2 single back in 2003 with his cover of the Wham song ‘I’m Your Man’ which was recorded for Children in need.
The 2nd highest new entry is at Number 6 for Nicole Scherzinger with the 1st track to be taken from her as yet unreleased, untitled 2nd solo Album. As a solo artist this is her 8th top 40 single, she has also charted another 4 times as a featured artist.
20 year old Ella Eyre has a new entry at Number 16 with’ If I Go’, she is one of the co-writers of the song and it is her 2nd single release and 1st top 40 hit. She has tasted chart success as lead singer on last year’s Number 1 with Rudimental ‘Waiting All Night’.
The final new entry is at Number 30 for Kove with ‘Way We Are’, the song features Melissa Steel, Kove is the stage name of music producer James Rockhill, he has done remixes for Chase and Status, John Newman and Bastille amongst others, this is his 6th single release and his 1st chart hit.
Finally the song which has re-entered the chart is at Number 37 for Vance Joy with ‘Riptide’, back in February it peaked inside the top 10, It is 37 weeks since it originally entered the UK chart.
As always enjoy the music.