Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper score the Official Chart double
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Huge congratulations to Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, who score the Official Chart double – ruling both the Official Albums Chart AND Official Singles Chart this week!
Lady Gaga lands her first Number 1 single for over eight years with Shallow, the duet with her A Star Is Born co-star Bradley Cooper, while the pair's soundtrack to the hit movie returns to the top spot, deposing Jess Glynne to notch up its second week at Number 1 on the albums' rundown.
It's actually the THIRD time Lady Gaga has grabbed the double. She first did it in 2009 with Poker Face and debut album The Fame, before doing it again in 2010 with The Fame Monster reissue when Telephone, featuring Beyoncé went to Number 1 – her most recent chart-topper.
Shallow is Lady Gaga's fifth Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart, and a first for Bradley Cooper. Bradley is the first Hollywood actor to achieve a Number 1 single since Nicole Kidman teamed up with Robbie Williams for the 2001 Christmas Number 1 Somethin’ Stupid.
Shallow cleared its nearest rival – Promises, last week's Number 1 from Calvin Harris and Sam Smith – by just over 1,200 combined sales. Two further A Star Is Born cuts are also in the Top 40 – Always Remember Us This Way climbs to 25, and I'll Never Love Again rises to 27.
Kodak Black, Travis Scott and Offset break the Top 10 with their collaboration Zeze rising three slots to 8, and Zara Larsson lands an eighth Top 40 with Ruin My Life (31), while south London collective D-Block Europe, Young Ads, Lil Pino and Dirtbike LB are new at 35 with Nassty.
Blackpink become the first female K-pop group to score a UK Top 40, thanks to their collaboration with Dua Lipa, Kiss and Make Up, new at 36, and X Factor 2017 winners Rak-Su land their second – I Want You To Freak climbs 22 slots to 39.
Source Official Charts Company
October 26, 2018 1:00pm ET by Official Charts Company