Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” (through EMI) spend a third week at No. 1 in the United Kingdom.
The song has spent the past three weeks at the top of the charts, making it equal in longevity to Smith’s 2017 single “Too Good At Goodbyes.”
“Promises,” Smith’s collaboration with Calvin Harris, spent six weeks at the top of the U.K. singles chart, the longest reign of any of Smith’s eight No. 1s there.
Aside from “Unholy,” the top three songs remain the same: “I’m Good (Blue)” by David Guetta and Bebe Rexha (through Parlophone) and “Forget Me” by Lewis Capaldi (via Vertigo).
After being shared thousands of times on social media, Beyoncé’s “Cuff It” (Columbia/Parkwood Ent) is experiencing a second wind. In its 11th week on the Official U.K. Singles Chart, the single rise 10-5, making a new peak.
Anne-Marie and Aitch’s “Psycho” (Atlantic) is also on the ascent, having just moved up 12 spots to enter the top 10 for the first time. With “Psycho” leading the way, Aitch has three entries in the top 40 on the most recent U.K. chart frame, released on Friday, October 14; the Ed Sheeran collaboration “My G” (Asylum/Capitol) rises 16-14, and the Tion Wayne alliance “Let’s Go” (Atlantic) enters at No. 30.
Another song that has seen a surge in popularity because of TikTok is “Another Love” by Tom Odell, which is up 18-13. That’s the song’s highest chart position since July 2013; it’s rapidly approaching its previous high of No. 10.
In response to the suspicious death of 22-year-old Iranian lady Mahsa Amini, protest videos, featuring tributes to her, began trending at the same time as the debut from the BRITs Critics Choice winner.
Singles by Lizzo (20-16), Rema (21-17), Burna Boy and Ed Sheeran (19-18), Cian Ducrot (23-19), Polydor (All For You), Venable and Goddard (38-20), and d4vd (Romantic Suicide) (31-22) all saw gains in the most recent chart.
Mimi Webb’s “Ghost Of You” (Epic) had the highest new frame debut of any new entry, entering at No. 23. Webb’s sixth top 40 single is “Ghost Of You,” which will be featured on her upcoming debut album Amelia.
Finally, Oliver Tree and Robin Schulz’s “Miss You” (Atlantic) enters the top 40 at No. 28. Tree’s second top 40 single, following 2016’s “Life Goes On,” which peaked at No. 33, and Schulz’s fourth top 40 entry both represent career highs for the two artists in the United Kingdom.