Katy Perry's new single is off to a very strong start in the UK as Never Really Over takes the Number 1 spot on this week's Official Trending Chart.
The track - Katy's first major headline release since Swish Swish in 2017 (aside from Cosy Little Christmas exclusive to Amazon in 2018), leads the Top 20 of new songs making a big impact in the UK this week.
Never Really Over is on the cusp of debuting in the Top 10 on this week's Official Singles Chart, currently placed at Number 11 in the latest sales flash. Whether it makes the Top 10 or not, the song is almost certain to be Katy's nineteenth Top 20 hit on the Official Chart. View Katy Perry's Official Chart history here.
Never Really Over is co-written by Katy and co-produced by Zedd and Dreamlab (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato). Norwegian singer Dagny is also credited as a writer; the song samples her 2017 single Love You Like That.
Half of the latest trending Top 20 comprises of brand new songs, including two from Skepta's new album Ignorance is Bliss. The record's most popular songs so far appear to be J Hus collaboration What Do You Mean and recent single Greaze Mode.
Other newly released songs in the chart this week include Miley Cyrus's Mother's Daughter, Cheryl's Let You, Cardi B's Press and Mark Ronson's Find U Again ft. Camila Cabello - the fourth taster of his upcoming album Late Night Feelings.
Meanwhile, songs recently released that are climbing up the Official Chart include James Arthur's Falling Like The Stars, Sigala & Becky Hill's Wish You Well, and Jess Glynne & Jax Jones's One Touch.
The Official Trending Chart Top 20
|1||NEVER REALLY OVER||KATY PERRY||NE||11||0|
|2||WHAT DO YOU MEAN||SKEPTA FT J HUS||NE||14||0|
|3||SHINE GIRL||MOSTACK FT STORMZY||NE||15||0|
|4||⬆️⬆️||GREAZE MODE||SKEPTA & NAFE SMALLZ||47||18||29||22|
|6||⬆️||FALLING LIKE THE STARS||JAMES ARTHUR||35||23||12||34|
|7||⬆️||WISH YOU WELL||SIGALA & BECKY HILL||39||24||15||39|
|8||ONE TOUCH||JESS GLYNNE & JAX JONES||31||25||6||31|
|9||CARRY ON||KYGO & RITA ORA||26||26||0||26|
|10||MOTHER'S DAUGHTER||MILEY CYRUS||NE||34||0|
|13||FIND U AGAIN||MARK RONSON FT CAMILA CABELLO||NE||39||0|
|14||BOY WITH LUV||BTS & HALSEY||57||55||2||13|
|15||RITUAL||TIESTO/JONAS BLUE/RITA ORA||NE||60||0|
|16||CALL YOU MINE||CHAINSMOKERS & BEBE REXHA||NE||63||0|
|18||⬆️||SPEECHLESS (FULL)||NAOMI SCOTT||82||68||14|
|19||MISS DIVA||ONE ACEN FT YUNGEN||NE||71||0|
|20||YOU LITTLE BEAUTY||FISHER||86||79||7|
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⬆️ - Indicates a climb of 10 places
LW - Last week's Official Singles Chart position
CURRENT - Current position on today's Official Singles Chart sales flash
DIFF - Number of places climbed since the previous week on the Official Singles Chart