D-Block Europe ft. Aitch’s UFO on track for highest new entry while 24kGldn's Mood set for third week at Number 1

Plus, could New Order’s Blue Monday be heading for its first Top 40 appearance in 25 years?

US rapper 24kGldn is heading for a third week at Number 1 on the UK Official Singles Chart with Mood.

Highest new entry of the week after 48 hours comes courtesy of London hip-hop collective D-Block Europe and Manchester rapper Aitch, their new collaboration UFO starts at Number 13. The single is taken from D-Block Europe’s forthcoming 29-track debut album The Blueprint – Us vs. Them, out this Friday 9 October.

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Former chart topper Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat) by Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo sees the biggest climb of the week so far, up 10 places to 11 since Friday boosted by a remix from K-pop stars BTS who have added a new verse to the song in Korean.

Elsewhere, Sigala & James Arthur’s Lasting Lover advances four places midweek to a potential new peak (14), while a five-place tumble lies ahead for both Justin Bieber ft. Chance the Rapper's Holy (15), and Drake ft. Lil Durk’s Laugh Now Cry Later (18).

And finally, just outside the Top 20 is a midweek re-entry for the iconic Blue Monday by New Order (26). The 1983 album Power, Corruption & Lies from which it is taken is reissued this week along with a remastered 12" vinyl release of the signature single - could this propel it all the way to a first Official Chart Top 40 appearance in over 25 years on Friday?

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The last time Blue Monday placed in the Top 40 was back in August 1995 with the version Blue Monday-95. Its highest ever placing was the 1988 version which reached Number 3. See where all New Order’s hit singles and albums charted.

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The Official Chart First Look is based on preliminary sales and streaming data from the first 48 hours of this week’s chart race, the fuller picture will emerge as more data arrives throughout the week.

The final Official Chart Top 40 will be unveiled on BBC Radio 1’s Official Chart with Scott Mills this Friday from 4pm, with the full Official Singles Chart Top 100 published on com from 5.45pm.

Official Chart First Look Top 20 (October 4, 2020)

1 1 MOOD 24KGOLDN FT IANN DIOR
2 2 WAP CARDI B FT MEGAN THEE STALLION
3 3 AIN'T IT DIFFERENT HEADIE ONE/AJ TRACEY/STORMZY
4 4 LOOKING FOR ME PAUL WOOLFORD & DIPLO/LOMAX
5 5 LEMONADE INTERNET MONEY/GUNNA/TOLIVER
7 6 MIDNIGHT SKY MILEY CYRUS
8 7 TAKE YOU DANCING JASON DERULO
9 8 YOU BROKE ME FIRST TATE MCRAE
6 9 MOOD SWINGS POP SMOKE FT LIL TJAY
12 10 HEAD & HEART JOEL CORRY FT MNEK
21 11 SAVAGE LOVE (LAXED - SIREN BEAT) JAWSH 685 & JASON DERULO
11 12 TICK TOCK CLEAN BANDIT/MABEL/24KGOLDN
NE 13 UFO D-BLOCK EUROPE FT AITCH
18 14 LASTING LOVER SIGALA & JAMES ARTHUR
10 15 HOLY JUSTIN BIEBER FT CHANCE
16 16 GIANTS DERMOT KENNEDY
14 17 WHAT YOU KNOW BOUT LOVE POP SMOKE
13 18 LAUGH NOW CRY LATER DRAKE FT LIL DURK
19 19 DYNAMITE BTS
17 20 FOR THE NIGHT POP SMOKE/LIL BABY/DABABY

(c) Official Charts Company 2020