Lil Nas X rides Old Town Road to Number 1
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Lil Nas X lassos a second week at Number 1, with his viral hit Old Town Road racking up its biggest streaming week yet.
The country-trap single has clocked up 10.3 million audio and video plays in the last seven days – making it the third highest one-week streaming figure of 2019, behind Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings and Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored.
Piece Of Your Heart by dance newcomers Meduza feat. Goodboys jumps two places to Number 2, pushing Lewis Capaldi’s former Number 1 Someone You Loved down to 3.
SOS by Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc climbs six places to Number 6, becoming the late DJ’s tenth Top 10 single; Jax Jones, Martin Solveig and Madison Beer’s collaboration All Day And Night climbs eight spots to 14; and What I Like About You by Jonas Blue feat. Theresa Rex is this week’s highest climber – rising twenty places to 23 and landing Jonas Blue his eighth Top 40 single.
The week’s highest new entry comes from US rapper Lil Dicky with Earth (24). Featuring an impressive list of vocal cameos including Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran, proceeds from the comedic Earth Day track are going towards environmental causes.
Pretty Shining People by George Ezra vaults nine places to 25, while English rapper Digga D debuts at Number 27 with No Diet. Finally, Kygo and Rita Ora’s new summer dance track Carry On debuts at Number 39 – a landmark 20th Top 40 single for Rita, who first entered the charts back in 2012 with her feature on DJ Fresh’s Number 1 Hot Right Now.
Source Official Charts Company
April 26, 2019 1:49pm ET by Official Charts Company