Meghan Trainor holds on to the top spot for another week but what about One Direction?

by Martin
American singer Meghan Trainor remains top of the charts
Meghan Trainor is top of the UK Top 40 this week for a third week

Meghan Trainor is top of the UK Top 40 this week for a third week

The results are in on the Official Singles Chart and once again Meghan Trainor has managed to hold on to that top spot for yet another week with her infectious single ‘All About That Bass’.

The Official Charts Company have reported that the track has now become the longest-running Number (1) of 2014 so far for a female lead artist. Continue reading for more chart news from the UK Top 40.

Meghan Trainor, has now earned herself a third week at the top of the Official Singles Chart with her smash-hit single, and has followed in the footsteps of Clean Bandit’s ‘Rather Be’.

‘All About That Bass’ is now the second-longest running Number (1) single of the year so far following ‘Rather Be’ which spent four weeks at the top earlier this year.

The Official Charts Company have confirmed that the track has notched up a total of 100,000 sales for each of the last three weeks and 14% of this week’s 109,000 being attributed to streams.

American songstress Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ climbs two places this week into Number (2) following her performance on the X Factor results show last Sunday.

Meanwhile for One Direction they have scored this week’s highest new entry with their new single ‘Steal My Girl’ which finishes at Number (3). The track is taken from their new album ‘Four’.

Ed Sheeran could be taking a well deserved break from music soon

Ed Sheeran could be taking a well deserved break from music soon

At Number (4) is British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran with his latest release ‘Thinking Out Loud’ while Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj are at Number (5) with ‘Bang Bang’.

On the Official Singles Chart this week, in addition to One Direction (3) there are a total of six other new entries on the UK Top 40 including The Vamps’ ‘Oh Cecelia’ which enters at Number (9) on the chart this week.

At Number (10) is US rapper Eminem with ‘Guts Over Fear’ featuring Sia, while French DJ Watermat is new in at Number (15) with Bullit. Meanwhile Wilkinson is at Number (20) with ‘Dirty Love’ featuring Talay Riley.

Finally, Krishane debuts in the Top 40 with ‘Drunk and Incapable’ featuring Melissa Steel at Number (27), and Charli XCX is at Number (35) with ‘Break The Rules’.

Check out the official video for ‘All About That Bass’ below and make sure you follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook to be kept in the loop!