Jason Derulo rules the U.K. singles chart for a fourth week with “Want To Want Me” (Warner Bros.). The Official Charts Company’s sales data, published Sunday, showed Muse moving into a second week atop the album survey with Drones (Helium 3/Warner Bros).
Derulo’s single had combined chart sales of 57,000 last week, helped by 2.11 million streams. “Lean On Me” (Because Music) by Major Lazer featuring Mo & DJ Snake, reached a new peak, climbing 3-2 in its 16th week. The track first appeared in the top 100 in March. OMI’s Felix Jaehn remix of “Cheerleader” (Ultra) dipped 2-3.
There was a giant 82-place leap for “Five More Hours” (Relentless) by Deorro & Chris Brown, which improved 86-4, while “Shut Up And Dance” (RCA/Sony) by Walk The Moon climbed 8-5. Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen” (300 Entertainment) rose 12-8 in its 11th chart week. Britney Spears registered her 35th U.K. top 40 hit with a No. 16 entry for “Pretty Girls” (RCA), featuring Iggy Azalea.
The Muse album, their fifth chart-topper, thus outdoes their last two studio releases, The Resistance (2009) and The 2nd Law (2012), which each spent a single week at the summit. Drones stayed ahead of the album it succeeded at No. 1, Florence + the Machine’s How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (Universal Island), which held at No. 2.
In a week of strong sales for albums released or repromoted for Father’s Day, Paul Simon’s former No. 1 The Ultimate Collection (Sony Music CG) rebounded 12-3. James Taylor’s Before This World (Decca/Concord/ Universal) debuted at No. 4, equaling his previous U.K. peak for a studio album with 1971’s Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon. Ed Sheeran’s X (Asylum/Warner Music) slipped 4-5 but completed a year on the chart, all 52 weeks spent in the top ten.
Sony’s The Very Best of Glenn Miller, first released in 2010 when it peaked at No. 4, jumped 16-6; current Queen frontman Adam Lambert’s new solo set The Original High (Parlophone/Warner Music) entered at No. 8 and The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac (WSM/Warner Music) jumped 18-10. The compilation first appeared in 2002, when it debuted at No. 7, but didn’t hit its best ranking to date of No. 6 until 2009.
On the compilation chart, Now That’s What I Call Classic Rock (Sony Music CG/Virgin EMI/Universal) climbed back to the top, 2-1, changing places with TFI Friday (UMTV/Warner Music TV).