In the final Official Singles Chart of 2013 Pharrell Williams knocked X Factor winner Sam Bailey from the top of the chart after just one week.
This week however, on the first Official Singles Chart of 2014 it seems that even Pharrell has only managed to stay at the top for one week as ‘Timber!’ by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha goes to Number (1).
According to the Official Charts Company ‘Timber’ by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha is at the top of the charts and for both artists is their third UK number one single.
In 2011 Pitbull was top number one twice with ‘On The Floor’ with Jennifer Lopez and ‘Give Me Everything’ with Nayer, Afrojack and Ne-Yo.
For Ke$ha she reached the top of the singles chart in 2009 with ‘Right Round’ with Flo Rida and again in 2011 with ‘We R Who We R’.
In what the Official Charts Company and most others would consider one of the quietest weeks in terms of sales on the Official Singles Chart ‘Timber!’ has actually shifted almost 139,000 copies this week alone.
‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams (which was number one last week) is currently at Number (2) and is still selling copies as this past seven days it sold 108,000 copies.
The Top 5 on the first Official Singles Chart of 2014 is completed by ‘Hey Brother’ by Avicii at Number (3), ‘Trumpets’ by Jason Derulo at Number (4) and Ellie Goulding’s ‘How Long Will I Love You’ at Number (5).
Taking a look at new entries and high climbers on this weeks Official Singles Chart there are two including this weeks Number (1) by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha.
Fuse ODG returns to the Official Singles Chart this week with ‘Million Pound Girl (Badder Than Bad)’ which is at Number (14) and is the follow-up to his 2013 debut single ‘Antenna’.
British DJ duo Matrix & Futurebound are new in this week with ‘Control’ featuring Max Marshall which is at Number (18) this week.
Wilkinson and ‘Afterglow’ has climbed seven places this week and is at Number (34) while ‘Alive’ by Chase & Status climbs ten places to be in at Number (35).
Finally at Number (39) is Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ which like Chase & Status has also climbed ten places.
Have a listen to this weeks Official Singles Chart Number 1 ‘Timber’ by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha if you haven’t done so already.