By Dan Lane
It may have been knocked off the top of the Official Singles Chart on Sunday by Avicii and Nicky Romero’s I Could Be The One, but Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ Thrift Shop is still the UK’s most listened to track, topping the Official Streaming Chart for a second week.
The Official Streaming Chart is compiled by the Official Charts Company on behalf of the British music industry, and has been running since May last year. It is the first chart which ranks audio streams from both ad-funded and subscription streaming services.
Will.I.Am and Britney Spears’ Scream And Shout, and Calvin Harris and Tinie Tempah’s Drinking From The Bottle remain static at Number 2 and Number 3, respectively, while The Lumineers’ Ho Hey climbs one place to Number 4.
This week’s Official Streaming Chart Top 5 is completed by 2012 X Factor winner James Arthur’s Impossible (Number 5).
There are 13 new entries and two re-entries on this week’s Official Streaming Chart Top 100, which the vast majority belonging to Foals.
The Oxford indie rockers, who narrowly missed out on topping the Official Albums Chart on Sunday with their third album Holy Fire, have eight tracks from the album as new entries on this week’s Chart – My Number (Number 18), Inhaler (36), Bad Habit (5), Everytime (57), Late Night (67), Out Of The Woods (80), Milk And Spiders (81) and Providence (98) – while Prelude re-enters the Top 100 at Number 62.
Avicii and Nicky Romero’s I Could Be The One is new in at Number 23, while Baauer’s Harlem Shake enters at 56, and Bruno Mars’ When I Was Your Man debuts at 64.
This week’s new entries are completed by Fall Out Boy’s My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Number 71) and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ Can’t Hold Us (Number 78).
Little Mix score this week’s highest climber, with the girl group’s latest single, Change Your Life, up 50 places from Number 99 to Number 49. Ellie Goulding’s Explosions is up 47 places to Number 45, and Rita Ora’s Radioactive climbs 35 places to Number 25.Back