Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande's 'Rain On Me' Debuts Atop U.K. Singles Chart

Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande "Rain On Me"
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Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande "Rain On Me"

Plus, The 1975 land their fourth No. 1 album.

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande's “Rain On Me” collaboration (Polydor/Universal) enters the U.K. singles chart at No. 1.

“Rain On Me” racks up 70,000 combined units to force Dababy's “Rockstar” (Interscope/Universal), featuring Roddy Rich, down to No. 2.

The Official Charts Company reports that Gaga and Grande thus deliver the biggest-ever opening week for an all-female collaboration, including 8.1 million plays in the song's first seven days. It's Gaga's first single to debut at No. 1 in the U.K; the artists now have six U.K. bestselling singles each.

“Rover” (Parlophone/Warner) by S1mba featuring DTG climbs 4-3, as Doja Cat's “Say So” (Ministry of Sound) dips 2-4. “Death Bed” (Robots & Humans/RCA/Sony) by Powfu featuring Beabadoobee stays at No. 5 again.

In a double victory for the Polydor label, The 1975 land a fourth consecutive album chart-topper with Notes On A Conditional Form (Dirty Hit/Polydor/ Universal).

The 1975's album scores 34,000 combined units to make its winning start. 71% of the total is from physical sales, including 7,000 on vinyl. That's the fastest-selling number of the year to date. KSI enters at No. 2 with his Dissimulation debut (RBC), with 27,000 combined units.

Lewis Capaldi's Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent (EMI/Universal), which last week logged a tenth aggregate week at No. 1, falls to No. 3. Another former chart-topper, Dua Lipa's Future Nostalgia (Warner Records), is down 2-4 while U.S. rapper Gunna lands his first U.K. top ten album with Wunna (300) at No. 5.

Agust D, otherwise known as Suga from BTS, is new at No. 7 with D-2 (Bighit Entertainment). On the compilation chart, Now That's What I Call Music 105 (Sony CG/Virgin EMI/Universal) starts a third week at No. 1.


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