Grenfell Tower single Bridge Over Troubled Water delivers biggest first day sales of any single this decade

Money raised from the all-star rendition of the song will go to the victims of the fire.

The Grenfell Tower charity single Bridge Over Troubled Water is set to claim Number 1 on this week's Official Singles Chart.

Released at 8am yesterday (June 21), the all-star rendition of Simon & Garfunkel's track has already shifted 120,000 across downloads and streaming equivalent sales - the biggest opening day figure for a single this decade.

Bridge Over Troubled Water is currently outperforming its nearest rival, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber's Despacito by 40,000.

The track features a host of artists including Stormzy, Robbie Williams, Paloma Faith and the London Community Gospel Choir. See the full list of acts featured here

Bridge Over Troubled Water is all-but-certain to debut at Number 1 on this week's Official Singles Chart, which will be revealed tomorrow (June 23) on Radio 1 with Greg James from 4pm and here on OfficialCharts.com. 

Money raised from the single will go towards The London Community Foundation. You can also donate to the victims at artistsforgrenfell.com. All proceeds – from both the track and donations will be distributed via The London Community Foundation.

Watch the Artists For Grenfell's video for Bridge Over Troubled Water below: 

Article image: Nic Serpell-Rand