Laura Mvula scores her second #1, as Nile Rodgers-featuring “Overcome” passes former chart-toppers Adele and Cam to take the top spot, while the rest of the top ten holds steady. Kris Allen’s “Waves” is the highest debut at #14; below the top fifty, the chart also adds debuts by Céline Dion, The Knocks featuring Walk The Moon, Mayer Hawthorne (whose “Cosmic Love” also re-enters), Fleur East, Yuna, and Hannah Grace.
After seven weeks at the top, Adele’s “Hello” leaves the pole position for Cam’s “Burning House” to take over. Taking the top in its 27th week on the chart, it becomes the song with the longest ascent to #1 in chart history. Adele holds positions 2-4, with Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Run Away With Me” rounding out the top five. Another version of “Burning House,” by EZA and Aaron Krause, leaps 36-7 in its second week. “Can’t Let Go” becomes the fourth song from 25 to reach the top ten, while Sophia Somajo and Fleur East both enter the top twenty. The highest debut of the week is “80’s Mercedes,” the first of three entries this week from Maren Morris’s self-titled debut EP; Majid Jordan, American Authors, another song from Cam’s Untamed, and Pony Pony Run Run also debut.
Compared to last week, the new chart is quiet – Adele adds a third song to the top five, while Sara Bareilles moves a second into the top ten. Fleur East, newcomer and X Factor contestant, is the highest new entrant at #67 with debut single “Sax.”