Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber have gone straight in at Number 1 with I Don’t Care.
The megastar collaboration was the most downloaded and streamed song this week, becoming the sixth Number 1 hit for both artists. Ed previously lead the Top 50 with Sing, Thinking Out Loud, Shape of You, Galway Girl and Perfect, while Justin hit the helm with What Do You Mean, Sorry, Love Yourself, Cold Water and Despacito.
Ed and Justin are now tied with Rihanna for the second-most chart toppers achieved this decade; only Calvin Harris has more with seven.
Jax Jones and Martin Solveig’s All Day and Night featuring Madison Beer is now a Top 10 hit at 9, while Dominic Fike’s 3 Nights climbs eight places to 11. Jonas Blue lifts to new heights with What I Like About You ft. Theresa Rex at 16, and Kygo & Rita Ora’s Detective Pikachu soundtrack song Carry On breaks the Top 20, up five to 19.
There are more new peak positions this week for: Ellie Goulding’s Sixteen (23); Summer Days by Martin Garrix featuring Macklemore & Patrick Stump (25); Lizzo’s Truth Hurts (26); Paradise from Bazzi (29); and Dave’s Location with Burna Boy (36).
Avicii collects his second posthumous Top 50 hit with Tough Love featuring Agnes and Vargas & Lagola at Number 35, James Arthur scores a 15th Irish Chart entry with Falling Like The Stars at Number 40, Skepta & Nafe Smallz impact at Number 41 with Greaze Mode, and finally, Stay (Don’t Go Away) from David Guetta & Raye bows at Number 43.
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