George Ezra's Shotgun is Number 1 on this week's Official Trending Chart

New singles from The 1975, Maroon 5, J Hus and more also feature on the Top 20 countdown.

George Ezra's latest single Shotgun claims the Number 1 spot on this week's Official Trending Chart - the Top 20 rundown of new songs making the biggest impact in the UK each week. 

The British singer-songwriter's summery spin-off from his latest album Staying At Tamara's is currently scaling the Official Singles Chart, so far up 12 places this week to Number 8 on the latest sales flash. 

If holds its position, Shotgun could become George's fourth Top 10 on the Official Singles Chart this Friday (June 8), following the Number 2 smash Paradise.

The 1975 also make a big impact on this week's Official Trending Chart with their brand new single Give Yourself A Try. The song, which heads up their new album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, could become their highest charting single to date this week, currently at Number 12 on the Official Singles Chart. 

Elsewhere, Tom Walker's 2017 single Leave A Light On continues to enjoy a huge boost thanks to its use in the advert for Sony's Bravia TV, while brand new singles from Maroon 5 (Girls Like You), AJ Tracey (Butterflies) and James Arthur (You Deserve Better) also feature in the Top 20 countdown.

Finally, three songs from surprise releases impact this week's Official Trending Chart: J Hus' Dark Vader from his Big Spang EP, and Kanye West's Yikes and All Mine from his new record Ye.

The Official Trending Chart Top 20

POS CLIMB TITLE ARTIST LW CURRENT DIFF PREV PEAK
1 ⬆️ SHOTGUN GEORGE EZRA 20 8 12 20
2   I LIKE IT CARDI B/BAD BUNNY/J BALVIN 16 11 5 15
3   GIVE YOURSELF A TRY 1975 NE 12 0  
4   FAMILIAR LIAM PAYNE & J BALVIN 15 13 2 15
5   IF YOU'RE OVER ME YEARS & YEARS 23 15 8 23
6 ⬆️ LEAVE A LIGHT ON TOM WALKER 31 18 13 31
7   GIRLS RITA ORA/CARDI B/REXHA/CHARLI 26 22 4 22
8   BACK TO YOU SELENA GOMEZ 27 26 1 27
9   GIRLS LIKE YOU MAROON 5 FT CARDI B NE 27 0  
10   BUTTERFLIES AJ TRACEY & NOT3S NE 28 0  
11   A MILLION DREAMS ZIV ZAIFMAN/JACKMAN/WILLIAMS 33 30 3 22
12   DARK VADER J HUS NE 34 0  
13   OH MY DAPPY FT AY EM 39 36 3 39
14   I'M UPSET DRAKE 37 37 0 37
15 ⬆️ YOUNGBLOOD 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER 52 39 13  
16   YIKES KANYE WEST NE 41 0  
17   YOU DESERVE BETTER JAMES ARTHUR NE 44 0  
18   NEVERMIND DENNIS LLOYD 45 45 0  
19 ⬆️⬆️ RISE JONAS BLUE FT JACK & JACK 72 49 23  
20   ALL MINE KANYE WEST NE 51 0  

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Key

⬆️ - Indicates a climb of 10 places
LW - Last week's Official Singles Chart position
CURRENT - Current position on today's Official Singles Chart sales flash
DIFF - Number of places climbed since the previous week on the Official Singles Chart

Listen to a playlist of this week's Official Trending Chart Top 20 on Spotify below. Click here to listen on Deezer.

About the Official Trending Chart

The Official Trending Chart is a brand new chart launched for 2016 to highlight the hottest new tracks beginning to make an impact in the UK every week.

The Top 20 rundown, published on OfficialCharts.com every Tuesday, based on the first four days’ sales of each chart week, is designed to highlight emerging hits as they begin to scale the Official Charts and build buzz.

The Official Trending Chart ranks titles which are showing week-on-week chart growth, and is the only “new music” chart to reflect audio track sales and streams comprehensively across all services.

Devised by the Official Charts Company in close consultation with labels, retailers and media, the chart since launch has already highlighted emerging hits such as Number 1 singles These Days by Rudimental, Eminem's River ft. Ed Sheeran, and Lil Dicky's Freaky Friday.

The chart is designed to help highlight hit singles in their early stages of their growth, in the light of the shift in release strategies of record labels over the past six months. Under “On Air On Sale”, labels have started to release new music for consumers to buy or stream on the same day as those tracks are released to media (including radio stations and TV).