Rihanna lands her highest charting solo single on the Official Chart in 10 years with Lift Me Up from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Rihanna's long-awaited comeback bags her this week's highest new entry, but it's Taylor Swift who reigns supreme

Taylor Swift makes it a second week at Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart with Anti-Hero. The lead track from her record-breaking Midnights album, Anti-Hero was streamed over 7 million times this week. 

Rihanna’s eagerly-anticipated return to music provides this week’s highest new entry; her first Top 5 single in five years, Lift Me Up debuts at Number 3. Taken from the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever soundtrack. Famed for her prolific collaborations, Lift Me Up marks the Barbadian’s highest placing solo single on the Official Chart in a decade, since 2012’s chart-topping Diamonds. See Rihanna’s Official Chart history in full here. 

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Lewis Capaldi’s former Number 1 Forget Me lifts two spots back into the Top 5 (4), while Oliver Tree and Robin Schulz’s unstoppable EDM anthem Miss You jumps three to reach new highs this week (5). 

Beyoncé’s latest smash CUFF IT rebounds two back into the Top 10 today (9), as venbee & goddard. score a brand-new peak with messy in heaven in its sixth week on chart (11). 

Meghan Trainor’s return to her doo-wop roots is paying dividends, as viral hit Made You Look leaps 14 into the Top 20 for the first time (14). Read our exclusive interview with Meghan here. At Number 17, SZA returns with Shirt, her fifth Top 20 hit in the UK. 

Australian singer-songwriter Dean Lewis sees heart-wrenching ballad How Do I Say Goodbye jump 8 to a brand-new peak (23), while Dermot Kennedy’s Kiss Me ascends to new highs in its ninth week on chart (28). 

The Halloween effect sees some spooky classics return to the chart as Ray Parker Jr’s Ghostbusters re-enters the Top 40 (32), and Bobby Boris Pickett’s Monster Mash also makes a reappearance (38). 

Joel Corry and Tom Grennan’s euphoric EDM collab Lionheart (Fearless) climbs four to a new peak this week (33).  
The highest climber of the week comes courtesy of Fred again..’s delilah (pull me out of this), vaulting an incredible 36 spots to break the Top 40 for the first time (35). 

Finally, the late Juice Wrld’s new posthumous single In My Head makes its debut on the Official Singles Chart at Number 40, becoming his 13th Top 40 song. 

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thierry henon


So disappointed to se RIRI only at number 3!! Really thought her comeback would have made the beautiful LIFT ME UP our brand new number 1 single!! Hopefully next week!!




Wish TS would p!ssoff.




please, because that song is simply mediocre, just rabid fans streaming whatever she feeds them




Glad to see Taylor at #1 for a second week & it's amazing that's Rihanna back in the Top 3 after so long! 😍