Digga D ft. Arrdee set for highest new entry with Wasted while Ed Sheeran's Bad Habits remains on course for an eighth week at Number 1

Plus a raft of new entries including Joel Corry and Jax Jones, Lizzo ft. Cardi B, Elton and Dua Lipa, and huge climbs for Rain Radio & Craig Gorman, Tones & I and Anne-Marie & Little Mix.

London rapper Digga D and Brighton newcomer Arrdee are set for the highest new entry of the week according to tonight's Official Chart First Look.

Their new collaboration Wasted samples T2 and Jodie Aysha’s 2007 garage hit ‘Heartbroken’ and starts out at Number 6, while Ed Sheeran's Bad Habits is on course for an eighth week at Number 1, boosted by his latest drill remix featuring Tion Wayne and Central Cee.

Joel Corry and Jax Jones get together on new dancefloor banger OUT OUT featuring Charli XCX and Saweetie, the track which samples Stromae’s 2009 Europop smash Alors On Danse opens at Number 17.

Lizzo tags in Cardi B for her comeback track Rumors (19) – her first single since debut album Cuz I Love You. The fiercely unapologetic clapback track attempts to dismantle the gossip and haters and lands the pair a Top 20 entry midweek in the process.

Just outside tonight’s Official Chart First Look Top 20 lands Elton John and Dua Lipa’s brand new track Cold Heart, a mash-up of Elton classics Rocket Man and Sacrifice remixed by Pnau. The icon surprised holiday makers in Cannes when he popped up in La Guerite beach restaurant for an impromptu performance of the song which opens at Number 24 in this week’s Official Chart race.

After greeting his fellow restaurant guests, Sir Elton spoke over the intro to his song and said: ‘During lockdown I made this single – it came out yesterday – with Dua Lipa. So, I want you all to dance on your table and wave your hands and your handkerchiefs!’

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Highest climber of the week so far comes courtesy of Nigerian superstar Wizkid. Essence ft. Tems, the fourth single from Made In Lagos, has enjoyed a steady nine-week climb up the UK Official Chart, entering the Top 40 for the first time on Friday. Set to be propelled even higher this week by a new remix featuring Justin Bieber, Essence is currently up 17 places midweek to Number 18, if it maintains its momentum Wizkid will snatch a personal best on Friday - his first ever UK Top 20 hit as a lead artist. Wizkid also guested on Drake's massive Number 1 hit One Dance back in 2016. See where all of Wizkid's songs charted in the UK.

Plus big climbs are in progress after 48 hours for Rain Radio and DJ Craig Gorman who fly all the way into the midweek Top 10 with Talk About (7), while Dance Monkey queen Tones & I rockets ten places to Number 9 with Fly Away, and Anne-Marie & Little Mix’s Kiss My (Uh Oh) ascends six rungs to Number 14.

For the final results tune in to The Official Chart with Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1 this Friday from 4pm.

Official Chart First Look Top 20 - 15 August

LW POSITION TITLE ARTIST
1 1 BAD HABITS ED SHEERAN
2 2 STAY KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER
3 3 BLACK MAGIC JONASU
5 4 REMEMBER BECKY HILL & DAVID GUETTA
4 5 HAPPIER THAN EVER BILLIE EILISH
NE 6 WASTED DIGGA D FT ARRDEE
14 7 TALK ABOUT RAIN RADIO/DJ CRAIG GORMAN
6 8 CLASH DAVE FT STORMZY
19 9 FLY AWAY TONES & I
11 10 INDUSTRY BABY LIL NAS X & JACK HARLOW
12 11 HOLIDAY KSI
16 12 TRAITOR OLIVIA RODRIGO
17 13 GOOD 4 U OLIVIA RODRIGO
20 14 KISS MY (UH OH) ANNE-MARIE & LITTLE MIX
13 15 TAKE MY BREATH WEEKND
21 16 NEED TO KNOW DOJA CAT
NE 17 OUT OUT JOEL CORRY/JONES/CHARLI XCX
35 18 ESSENCE WIZKID FT. TEMS
NE 19 RUMORS LIZZO FT CARDI B
23 20 LET THEM KNOW

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(c) Official Charts Company 2021