American musician and rapper Macklemore has landed the Big Top 40 number one spot, with his debut UK release, Thrift Shop featuring Ryan Lewis.
Macklemore has been releasing music since 2000 and along the way has gained an impressive online following. Since its release last year, his latest offering Thrift Shop recently became a viral sensation and has already proved a huge hit in the States and Australia. The track features DJ and producer Ryan Lewis.
Elsewhere in the chart, last week’s no.1 Get Up (Rattle) from the Bingo Players fell to no.2, will.i.am feat. Britney Spears Scream and Shout finished at no.4 and new entry from Disclosure feat. Aluna George White Noise came in at no.3.
Here’s this week’s chart in full:
1. Macklemore – Thrift Shop Feat. Ryan Lewis
2. Bingo Players – Get Up (Rattle) Feat. Far East Movement
3. Disclosure – White Noise Feat. Aluna George
4.Will.I.Am – Scream & Shout Feat. Britney Spears
5.Calvin Harris – Drinking From The Bottle Feat. Tinie Tempah
6. Taylor Swift – I Knew You Were Trouble
7. Rihanna – Stay Feat. Mikky Ekko
8. Emeli Sande – Clown
9. Conor Maynard – Animal Feat. Wiley
10. Dizzee Rascal – Bassline Junkie