Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea top first ever UK Singles Charts with streaming data included

Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea have landed the first ever UK Number 1 single based on both sales and streaming data with ‘Problem’.

Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea have landed the first ever UK Number 1 single based on both sales and streaming data with ‘Problem’.

The pair both land their first UK chart toppers during the first week where plays from services like Spotify, Deezer and Xbox Music count alongside physical and digital sales data.

100 streams add up to one sale in count. ‘Problem’ scored a joint figure of 113,000, made up of 106,000 sales and a streaming contribution of 6% from 712,000 audio streams. The average contribution to the Top 40 singles this week sat at just over 20%.

George Ezra climbs two places to Number 3 with ‘Budapest’, matching his slot in the Album Chart with debut record ‘Wanted On Voyage’, while Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ marks her first Top 10 solo hit in almost 14 years at Number 6.

The top 10 of the Official Singles Chart reads:

1. Ariana Grande ft Iggy Azalea - Problem
2. Ella Henderson - Ghost
3. George Ezra - Budapest
4. Ed Sheeran - Sing
5. Oliver Heldens & Becky Hill - Gecko (Overdrive)
6. Sia - Chandelier
7. Sam Smith - Stay With Me
8. Mr Probz - Waves
9. Coldplay - A Sky Full of Stars
10. DJ Fresh vs TC ft. Little Nikki - Make U Bounce

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