The charity single “Times Like These (BBC Radio 1 Stay Home)” (ATLPARWAR/ Columbia/ISLPOLVIRG) by the Live Lounge Allstars wins a closely-fought battle for the U.K.’s singles crown, climbing 5-1. Meanwhile, Dua Lipa‘s Future Nostalgia (Warner Records) moves back to the album summit for a third non-consecutive week.
The all-star version of Foo Fighters‘ “Times Like These,” which features Lipa, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Bastille and others, logs 66,000 combined units. The Official Charts Company reports that 78% of its total came from downloads. Proceeds will be split between Children In Need and Comic Relief. It finishes 3,000 ahead of The Weeknd‘s “Blinding Lights” (XO/Republic/Universal), which holds at No. 2.
Saint Jhn‘s “Roses” (B1/HITCO/Ministry of Sound) and Drake‘s “Toosie Slide” (OVO/Republic/Universal) hold at Nos. 3 and 4, respectively. “Death Bed” (Robots & Humans/RCA/Sony) by Powfu featuring Beabadoobee climbs 7-5. There’s a new entry at a personal best of No. 6 for YouTuber, boxer and rapper KSI with “Houdini” (BMG), featuring Swarmz and Tion Wayne.
Dua Lipa’s appearance on the No. 1 single is complemented by a return to the album top spot, as Future Nostalgia finishes 3,000 combined units ahead of Lewis Capaldi‘s Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent (EMI/Universal), back up 4-2. Gerry Cinnamon‘s The Bonny (Little Runaway), which debuted at No. 1 last week, falls to No. 3.
The highest album entry of the week, at No. 4, is What Kinda Music (Beyond The Groove/Blue Note/Universal) by jazz drummer Yussef Dayes and English guitarist/violinist Tom Misch. The latter reached No. 8 with his solo debut Geography in 2018; it’s Dayes’ album chart debut.
Watch the Live Lounge Allstars’ cover of “Times Like These” below.