Wiley’s First Big Top 40 No.1

Tonight, UK rapper Wiley has landed his first Big Top 40 number one, with new single Heatwave, stealing the crown from Calvin Harris and Example.

The grime star is recognised as a pioneer of the UK underground music scene. In 2002 he formed the Roll Deep collective, of which past members include chart sensations Dizzee Rascal and Tinchy Stryder. The track features vocals from Ms. D who has also featured on the Chipmunk track Oopsy Daisy.

Elsewhere in this week’s chart, last week’s no.1 We’ll Be Coming Back from Calvin Harris and Example fell to no.2, and Lawson’s new release Taking Over Me finished at no.4.

Here’s this week’s chart in full:

1. Heatwave (Feat. Ms D) – Wiley

2. We’ll Be Coming Back – Calvin Harris & Example

3. Spectrum (Say My Name) – Florence + The Machine

4. Taking Over Me – Lawson

5. Turn Up The Love (Feat. Cover Drive) – Far East Movement

6. Brokenhearted – Karmin

7. Feel The Love – Rudimental

8. Don’t Wake Me Up – Chris Brown

9. Pound The Alarm – Nicki Minaj

10. Payphone (Feat. Wiz Khalifa) – Maroon 5

Author: Martyn Newton

Overlord of PopBucket and a gamer from a very young age with earliest memories including Theme Park, Detroit (look it up), Sim City, Championship Manager 2, The Lion King and Command & Conquer.

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