Example takes on The Script and Will.I.Am for Number 1 single

Reigning chart champs The Script and Will.I.Am face tough competition from South London rapper Example as they attempt to hold onto Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart for a second week running.

According to today’s Official Chart Update, reigning chart champs The Script and Will.I.Am face tough competition from South London rapper Example as they attempt to hold onto Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart for a second week running.

The Irish rockers, who scored their first ever Number 1 single on Sunday with Hall Of Fame FT Will.I.Am, frontman Danny O'Donoghue’s fellow coach on The Voice, are just 2,000 ahead of Example’s newly released track Say Nothing at this mid-way stage.

Former chart topper Ne-Yo’s Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself) is holding firm at Number 3, while P!nk’s Blow Me (One Last Kiss) climbs one place to Number 4. Little Mix complete this week’s Official Singles Chart Top 5 with Wings (5).

New entries And High Climbers

In addition to Example’s Say Nothing (Number 2), there are two other new entries on this week’s Official Singles Chart Update.

Dappy’s new track Good Intentions looks set to debut at Number 8. If it can maintain its current momentum, Good Intentions will be the third single from the N-Dubz star’s forthcoming debut solo album, Bad Intentions, to go Top 10. Meanwhile, Jessica Wright, from The Only Way Is Essex is on track to enter at Number 27 with her debut single, Dance All Night.

This week’s highest climber so far is Gangnam Style by K-pop global phenomenon, Psy. The track, which has amassed over 219 million views on YouTube, broke into the Official Singles Chart Top 40 on Sunday. Today his ascent continues as Gangnam Style steams on ahead 21 places, and is set to smash its way into the Top 20 on Sunday at Number 16.

Conor Maynard’s Turn Around FT Ne-Yo is up 14 places to number 24, while Justin Bieber’s As Long As You Love Me FT Big Sean, climbs 12 places to Number 32.

The Official Singles Chart Update Top 40 is as follows:

01 HALL OF FAME THE SCRIPT FT WILL I AM
02 SAY NOTHING EXAMPLE
03 LET ME LOVE YOU (UNTIL YOU LEARN TO LOVE NE-YO
04 BLOW ME (ONE LAST KISS) PINK
05 WE ARE NEVER EVER GETTING BACK TOGETHER TAYLOR SWIFT
06 YOU BRING ME JOY AMELIA LILY
07 WINGS LITTLE MIX
08 GOOD INTENTIONS DAPPY
09 GOOD TIME OWL CITY/CARLY RAE JEPSEN
10 SHE WOLF (FALLING TO PIECES) DAVID GUETTA FT SIA
11 I CRY FLO RIDA
12 READ ALL ABOUT IT PT 3 EMELI SANDE
13 BOM BOM SAM & THE WOMP
14 SOME NIGHTS FUN.
15 YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS
16 GANGNAM STYLE PSY
17 UNDER THE SUN CHERYL
18 I WILL WAIT MUMFORD & SONS
19 RUNAWAYS THE KILLERS
20 PLAY HARD DAVID GUETTA FT NE-YO/AKON
21 HOW WE DO (PARTY) RITA ORA
22 MILLION VOICES OTTO KNOWS
23 LIVE IT UP TULISA FT TYGA
24 TURN AROUND CONOR MAYNARD FT NE-YO
25 LITTLE TALKS OF MONSTERS & MEN
26 HARDER THAN YOU THINK PUBLIC ENEMY
27 DANCE ALL NIGHT JESSICA WRIGHT
28 SPECTRUM FLORENCE & THE MACHINE
29 HEATWAVE WILEY FT MS D
30 CLIQUE KANYE WEST/JAY Z/BIG SEAN
31 PAYPHONE MAROON 5 FT WIZ KHALIFA
32 AS LONG AS YOU LOVE ME JUSTIN BIEBER FT BIG SEAN
33 BLACK HEART STOOSHE
34 POUND THE ALARM NICKI MINAJ
35 CALL ME MAYBE CARLY RAE JEPSEN
36 TOO CLOSE ALEX CLARE
37 WONDERFUL ANGEL
38 FEEL THE LOVE RUDIMENTAL FT JOHN NEWMAN
39 SUMMER PARADISE SIMPLE PLAN FT SEAN PAUL
40 WE'LL BE COMING BACK CALVIN HARRIS FT EXAMPLE

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