Taylor Swift heading for 14th UK Top 10 single with Lover

Plus Shawn & Camila have a sixth week at the top in their sights.

The Official Chart: First Look, which is broadcast on BBC Radio 1 today between 6pm – 7pm, offers a first glance of the Top 20 ahead of Friday’s Official Singles Chart Top 100. The chart is based on preliminary sales and early streaming reports.

Here's how the week is shaping up so far:

Taylor Swift is set to claim this week's highest new entry with Lover, the title track from her forthcoming album, released on August 23.

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello's Senorita is on track for sixth non-consecutive week at Number 1.

Whitney Houston’s Higher Love with Kygo is currently at Number 3, and could give Whitney her first Top 3 hit in 20 years. 1999’s My Love Is Your Love was her last highest-charting, peaking at Number 2.

Lil Tecca storming to his first Top 10 with Ransom, up five to Number 8.

DJ and producer Joel Corry edges closer to the Top 10 with Sorry, currently up five places from last week to Number 11. 

This week's Official Chart: First Look Top 20

1 1 SENORITA SHAWN MENDES/CAMILA CABELLO EMI/SYCO MUSIC
2 2 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE ED SHEERAN FT KHALID ASYLUM/COLUMBIA
5 3 HIGHER LOVE KYGO & WHITNEY HOUSTON COLUMBIA/KYGO
3 4 3 NIGHTS DOMINIC FIKE COLUMBIA
6 5 LADBROKE GROVE AJ TRACEY AJ TRACEY
4 6 TASTE (MAKE IT SHAKE) AITCH SINCE 93
7 7 HOW DO YOU SLEEP SAM SMITH CAPITOL
13 8 RANSOM LIL TECCA REPUBLIC RECORDS
NEW 9 LOVER TAYLOR SWIFT EMI
8 10 SO HIGH MIST FT FREDO SINCE 93/WARNER RECORDS
16 11 SORRY JOEL CORRY ASYLUM
10 12 TAKE ME BACK TO LONDON ED SHEERAN FT. STORMZY ASYLUM
12 13 MAD LOVE MABEL POLYDOR
18 14 CASTLES FREYA RIDINGS GOOD SOLDIER
11 15 BOYRFRIEND ARIANA GRANDE & SOCIAL HOUSE REPUBLIC RECORDS
15 16 STRIKE A POSE YOUNG T & BUGSEY FT AITCH BLACK BUTTER
20 17 OLD TOWN ROAD LIL NAS X LIL NAS X
23 18 SOMEBODY YOU LOVED LEWIS CAPALDI EMI
19 19 GOODBYES POST MALONE FT YOUNG THUG REPUBLIC RECORDS
21 20 I DON'T CARE ED SHEERAN & JUSTIN BIEBER ASYLUM/DEF JAM

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