Lil Nas X heading for highest new entry on this week’s Official Singles Chart as Ed Sheeran looks set to retain Number 1 with Shivers

Plus new peak positions on the cards for Elton John, Dua Lipa, Joel Corry and rising Afrobeats star CKay.

Lil Nas X leads the new entries on tonight's Official Chart First Look with That’s What I Want (10) from his new album Montero.

That's What I Want is the highest new entry of the week so far and one of three Lil Nas X tracks heading for the UK Official Chart Top 40. The US singer and rapper’s collaboration with Jack Harlow, Industry Baby, climbs five places midweek to Number 4, while further down Scoop ft. Doja Cat starts out at Number 34.

Ed Sheeran looks set for a second week at Number 1 with his latest single Shivers, while Elton John and Dua Lipa’s mash-up collaboration Cold Heart could hit a new peak on Friday, climbing two rungs midweek to Number 2.

Also heading for a new best this week is Joel Corry x Jax Jones ft. Charli XCX and Saweetie, their dance floor anthem Out Out could break the Top 5 for the first time, up two places midweek to Number 5.

Highest climber of the week so far comes courtesy of Nigerian artist CKay, Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah) sails seven places to Number 16 over the weekend. If the track maintains momentum, it will land rising Afrobeats star CKay his first ever UK Top 20 single after Love Nwantiti made its Top 40 debut just last week.

Elsewhere, big climbs ahead for Anne-Marie & Little Mix, Kiss My (Uh Oh) is up six places midweek to Number 12, while Ed Sheeran’s Visiting Hours also ascends five slots to Number 14 after 48 hours.

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 - 19 Sept 2021 

1 1 SHIVERS ED SHEERAN
4 2 COLD HEART ELTON JOHN & DUA LIPA
3 3 BAD HABITS ED SHEERAN
9 4 INDUSTRY BABY LIL NAS X & JACK HARLOW
7 5 OUT OUT JOEL CORRY/JAX JONES/XCX
2 6 GIRLS WANT GIRLS DRAKE FT LIL BABY
5 7 OBSESSED WITH YOU CENTRAL CEE
8 8 HEAT WAVES GLASS ANIMALS
10 9 STAY KID LAROI & JUSTIN BIEBER
NEW 10 THATS WHAT I WANT LIL NAS X
12 11 HAPPIER THAN EVER BILLIE EILISH
18 12 KISS MY (UH OH) ANNE-MARIE & LITTLE MIX
6 13 FAIR TRADE DRAKE FT TRAVIS SCOTT
19 14 VISITING HOURS ED SHEERAN
14 15 WOMAN DOJA CAT
23 16 LOVE NWANTITI (AH AH AH) CKAY
13 17 CLASH DAVE FT STORMZY
11 18 WAY 2 SEXY DRAKE/YOUNG THUG/FUTURE
16 19 WASTED DIGGA D FT ARRDEE
21 20 REMEMBER BECKY HILL & DAVID GUETTA