Friday, February 05, 2016

Brit Sweep: February 5, 2016...






Let's cross the Atlantic to check out the songs making their debut on the official singles chart in the UK this week, as a new record takes over...

..and the new chart-topper is the first single from former One Direction member Zayn Malik, whose "Pillowtalk" takes the crown with over 100,000 copies sold in its first week...


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Canadian rapper Drake returns at #23 with "Summer Sixteen", a diss track only available on Apple Music/iTunes. No Youtube, but you can listen at Stereogum by clicking here...

Coldplay follow up their "Adventure Of A Lifetime" with the song at #60, "Hymn For The Weekend". The former hit climbed to #7, while this new one sports a cameo from Beyonce...


American pop singer/songwriter Mike Posner drops in at #89 with "I Took A Pill In Ibiza". Five years ago Mike went to #5 in the UK with "Cooler Than Me"...


Norwegian DJ and producer Alan Walker moves in at #91 with his single "Faded". The song has been a top-ten success across much of Europe so far...


Another dance act, the duo Chainsmokers, take their top-ten American hit "Roses" to #92 on the UK list. They previously hit #11 in the UK with "#SELFIE"...


The final newbie of the week at #96 with Lewis Jankel, aka "Shift K3Y", with "Gone Missing" featuring BB Diamond. He went to #3 last year with "Touch"...









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