OneRepublic and Lawson are in competition to knock Miley Cyrus off the top

by Martin

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Last weekend Miley Cyrus topped the charts twice in one week with her single ‘Wrecking Ball’ and her new album ‘Bangerz’. This made her the first artist to do so in 2013.

According to information released by the Official Charts Company earlier today in the midweek chart update her reign at the top may not last much longer as we head into the weekend. 

As we draw to closer to Sunday it looks like the Official Single Chart is hotting up again as Lawson and OneRepublic are battling it out to knock the former Disney channel star off the top.

According to the information released by the Official Charts Company earlier there are a mere 4,000 copies between the top 3 with OneRepublic and ‘Counting Stars’ leading the way at Number (1).

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Taking a look at the Top 5 currently in this midweek race Miley Cyrus and ‘Wrecking Ball’ falls into Number (2) while Lawson are new in at Number (3) with ‘Juliet’.

James Blunt and ‘Bonfire Heart’ enter the Top 5 this week at Number 4 while Wilkinson and ‘Afterglow’ are new in at Number (5).

In the Official Single Chart at this mid week stage there are six other new entries excluding Lawson (3) and Wilkinson (5).

Rapper Iggy Azalea looks set to score her highest charting single this weekend with ‘Change Your Life’ which is at Number (8) while ‘All That Matters’ by Justin Bieber is at Number (10).

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At Number (13) this week is Eminem with ‘Rap God’ which is taken from his highly anticipated album ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ while ‘Bezerk’ sits at Number (6).

Finally, music legend Cher is back in the Top 40 this week following her performance on the X Factor over the weekend. This will be the first time in 12 years that Cher has charted in the Official Single Chart Top 40 and will be her 33rd overall single to have done so. ‘I Hope You Find It’ sits at Number (24).

Don Broco completes this weeks new entries at the midweek update at Number (27) with ‘You Wanna Know’.