Florence And The Machine climb to Number 1 on Official Streaming Chart

Florence And The Machine’s Spectrum has ended Maroon 5’s five week run at the top of the Official Streaming Chart.

Florence And The Machine’s Spectrum has ended Maroon 5’s five week run at the top of the Official Streaming Chart.

The Official Streaming Chart, which is compiled by the Official Charts Company on behalf of the British music industry, was launched in May of this year. It is the first chart which ranks audio streams from both ad-funded and subscription streaming services in the UK, to reflect the growing interest in this new generation of music services such as Spotify, Deezer, Napster and We7.

The Calvin Harris remix of Spectrum has steadily climbed up the chart since it was made available for streaming five weeks ago, and today knocks last week’s Official Streaming Chart-topper, Maroon 5’s Payphone, into second place.

London-born grime star Wiley, who is spending a second week at Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart, climbs a massive 42 places from Number 45 to Number 3 with Heatwave, while former Official Streaming Chart Number 1, Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe, climbs one place to Number 4 after 14 weeks on the chart. This week’s Top 5 is completed by Flo Rida's Whistle (Number 5).

New Entries And High Climbers

This week’s highest new entry is Angel’s Wonderful, which debuts at Number 48. Caliban’s Dream by Underworld debuts at 64, Drake FT The Weekend’s Crew Love is new in at 82, and Some Nights, the title track from US band Fun.’s latest studio album, enters at Number 95.

This week’s highest climber is US duo Karmin with Brokenhearted, up 67 places from 93 to 26, while Far East Movement FT Cover Drive’s Turn Up The Love climbs 64 places to Number 32.

You can see the Top 100 in full here.