Zayn’s Pillowtalk works its magic over the Official Singles Chart and lands straight in at Number 1

The former One Direction singer's first solo track storms to the top with impressive sales.

Zayn’s Pillowtalk works its magic over the Official Singles Chart and lands straight in at Number 1

Zayn’s Pillowtalk has worked its magic over this week’s Official Singles Chart, as the former One Direction singer’s debut solo single lands straight in at Number 1.

The track enters in pole position with impressive combined sales of 112,000 (including 4.97 million streams), making Pillowtalk the fastest-selling single of 2016 so far.

Zayn fends off competition from Jonas Blue’s Fast Car, which climbs a place to 2 this week, and last week’s Number 1 Stitches by Shawn Mendes falls to 3. The Canadian was surprised earlier this week with his Official Number 1 Award during his debut TV performance on BBC’s The One Show.

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Meanwhile, Rihanna’s Work leaps from 13 to 4, and Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself completes the Top 5.

New entries and high climbers

Danish soul-pop band Lukas Graham charge 18 spots to Number 6 with 7 Years, and Craig David lifts four places to Number 10 with When The Bassline Drops. The climb gives David his first Top 10 in eight years, since 2007’s Hot Stuff (Let’s Dance) hit Number 7. Click here to check out his full chart history.

Jason Derulo’s Get Ugly continues to scale the chart, moving from 25 to 17 this week, as does Zara Larrson’s Lush Life, up eight places to 19.

Further down the tally, Drake’s new single Summer Sixteen makes its debut at 23, Charlie Puth’s One Call Away enters the Top 40 at 29, and Sia’s Chandelier is back in the Top 40 at 35 thanks in part to former Liberty X singer Kevin Simm’s rendition on last week’s episode of The Voice.

Check out this week's Top 100 Official Singles Chart in full

Remind yourself of every Number 1 single of 2016 so far below:

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Justin Bieber – Love Yourself