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Ariana Grande holds Number 1 spot for a fifth consecutive week with ‘Positions’

Ariana Grande holds Number 1 spot for a fifth consecutive week with ‘Positions’
In a week where the singer was nominated for a Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Grammy for Rain On Me with Lady Gaga, Positions finishes ahead of Billie Eilish’s Therefore I Am (2), by over 7,000 chart sales, notching up 5.4 million streams.Meanwhile, Dua Lipa lands her seventh Top 5 single with Levitating, which jumps five…

In a week where the vocalist was chosen for a Best Pop Duo/Group Efficiency Grammy for Rain On Me with Lady Gaga, Positions surfaces ahead of Billie Eilish’s Therefore I Am (2 ), by over 7,000 chart sales, notching up 5.4 million streams.

Meanwhile, Dua Lipa lands her seventh Top 5 single with Levitating, which leaps five places to Number 5, as she also scoops a feature on the greatest brand-new entry of the week Prisoner by Miley Cyrus, which goes straight in at Number 8.

Close behind are two further new entries, Monster by Shawn Mendes & Justin Bieber (9) and Life Goes On (10), the opening track from BTS’ brand-new album BE. Whoopty by rapper CJ flies up 12 puts to Number 12 – CJ’s first Top 20 hit – and Ariana Grande’s 34 35 increases 4 to Number 13.

Mariah Carey rockets 17 puts with All I Want For Christmas Is You, landing at Number 14 this week– the very first of six classic Christmas tunes in this week’s Top40 Other festive favourites entering the Leading 40 for the very first time in 2020 are Wham’s Last Christmas (20), The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl’s Fairytale of New York (26), Merry Christmas Everybody by Shakin’ Stevens (33), Michael Buble’s variation of It’s Starting To Look a Lot Like Christmas (35) and Band Help traditional Do They Know It’s Christmas (38).

In Other Places, Paradise by Meduza ft. Dermot Kennedy increases two to Number 18, and Irish producer Shane Codd is up 6 locations to 24 with Go Out My Head. Post Malone races up 47 puts to Number 30 with former Top 3 single Sunflower ft. Swae Lee, which is back in the chart following a new TikTok trend. Dynamite by BTS rebounds 15 puts to 37 following the release of their new album BE.

Lastly, the Plugged In Freestyle from Irish drill group A92, Fumez the Engineer and Offica, goes into the UK Top 40 for the very first time after climbing up six places to Number 39.

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