Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding enter seventh non-consecutive week at No. 1 in the UK with “Miracle” (Columbia), while Lana Del Rey enjoys a chart Miracle His own
“Miracle,” the throwback rave number, is once again the most streamed song in the UK as it surpasses the six-week streak set by Rihanna for “We Found Love” as Harris’s second-longest single in her homeland. Time has become the reigning single. “Promises” with Sam Smith. The Scottish EDM star’s longest reign with Dua Lipa is just one week away from equaling the eight-week run for “One Kiss.”
A seven-week stretch for “Miracle” sees Goulding rise up the all-time ranks. Other female acts to enjoy seven weeks at No. 1 include Cher with “Believe” and the Spice Girls with “Wannabe”.
The highest debut this week is Lana Del Rey, whose “Say Yes to Heaven” (Polydor) debuts at No. 9. Originally recorded in 2012, “Say Yes” failed to earn a spot on any Del Rey album. The sober tune sat on the shelf until it leaked in recent years and made its journey onto TikTok. It is Del Rey’s sixth top 10 appearance, and also her first solo UK top tier entry since “Born to Die” peaked at number 9 in 2012.
Eurovision 2023 is in the books, but a trio of songs from the annual song festival continue to soar high on the UK charts.
After a record-setting week for Eurovision on the official UK chart, Sweden’s Lorraine, the 2023 champion, sees her winning song “Tattoo” (UMG International) dip to 2-4; Finland’s Karija’s “Cha Cha Cha” (WM Finland) down 6-15, and Great Britain Rap May Muller’s “I Wrote a Song” (Capital) down 9-18.
According to the Official Charts Company, “Tattoo” is the first Eurovision entry in 27 years to spend two consecutive weeks in the top 5 of the UK Official Singles Chart. The last to do so was Australian-born UK contestant Gina G’s “Ooh Ah… Just a Little Bit”, which entered the Top 5 for nine consecutive weeks in 1996, including a one-week stint at No. 1. .
Finally, Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue made her 52nd UK Top 40 entry with “Padma Padma” (BMG). The electro pop tune new on the chart, published May 26, for the Melbourne pop giant’s highest-charting song in his home country since “Into the Blue” hit No. 12 in 2014. “Padma Padma” is the most downloaded song of the week in the UK thanks to the top position on the Official Singles Sales Chart and Downloads Chart.