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UK Number 1 Singles 2020

Here we present an ever-growing list of the No.1 singles in the UK during 2020. This includes not only the official No.1 but also the No.1 streamed track and the No.1 sales single for the same week, as we think this is an interesting comparison. We start the list from the charts released on 10th January and dated 16th January as this is the first one with sales wholly from 2020.

95% of "sales" included in the Official chart come from streaming. You might therefore expect the Official No.1 to generally reflect the Streaming No.1 but we can see that's not the case. It's also relatively rare for all three No.1s to be the same - we've marked these occasions in bold.

Data from OCC charts. Updated to 10/12/20.

Chart Date

Official

Streaming

Sales

16/1

Own It - Stormzy ft Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy

Dance Monkey - Tones & I

Dance Monkey - Tones & I

23/1

Own It - Stormzy ft Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy (2)

Dance Monkey - Tones & I (2)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd

30/1

Godzilla - Eminem feat Juice Wrld

Godzilla - Eminem feat Juice Wrld

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (2)

6/2

Before You Go - Lewis Capaldi

Godzilla - Eminem feat Juice Wrld (2)

Before You Go - Lewis Capaldi

13/2

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd

The Box - Roddy Ricch

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (3)

20/2

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (2)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (4)

27/2

No Time To Die - Billie Eilish

No Time To Die - Billie Eilish

No Time To Die - Billie Eilish

5/3

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (3)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (2)

On - BTS

12/3

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (4)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (3)

Stupid Love - Lady Gaga

19/3

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (5)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (4)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (5)

26/3

Roses - Saint Jhn

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (5)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (6)

2/4

Roses - Saint Jhn (2)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (6)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (7)

9/4

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (6)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (7)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (8)

16/4

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (7)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (8)

Thank You Baked Potato - Matt Lucas

23/4

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (8)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (9)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (9)

30/4

You’ll Never Walk Alone - Michael Ball/Capt Tom Moore

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (10)

You’ll Never Walk Alone - Michael Ball/Capt Tom Moore

7/5

Times Like These (BBC Radio 1 Stay Home) - Live Lounge Allstars

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (11)

Times Like These (BBC Radio 1 Stay Home) - Live Lounge Allstars

14/5

Toosie Slide - Drake

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (12)

Times Like These (BBC Radio 1 Stay Home) - Live Lounge Allstars (2)

21/5

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (13)

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (10)

28/5

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (2)

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch

Blinding Lights - The Weeknd (11)

4/6

Rain On Me - Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (2)

Rain On Me - Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande

11/6

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (3)

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (3)

Rain On Me - Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande (2)

18/6

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (4)

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (4)

Rain On Me - Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande (3)

25/6

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (5)

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (5)

Rain On Me - Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande (4)

2/7

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (6)

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (6)

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo

9/7

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (7)

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo (2)

16/7

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo (2)

Rockstar - Dababy ft Roddy Ricch (8)

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo (3)

23/7

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo (3)

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo

Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo (4)

30/7

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK

6/8

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (2)

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (2)

Lighter - Nathan Dawe feat KSI

13/8

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (3)

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (3)

You Are My Sunshine - Gareth Malone’s Great British Home Chorus

20/8

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (4)

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (4)

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (2)

27/8

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (5)

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (5)

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (3)

3/9

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (6)

WAP - Cardi B feat Megan Thee Stallion

Dynamite - BTS

10/9

WAP - Cardi B feat Megan Thee Stallion

WAP - Cardi B feat Megan Thee Stallion (2)

Dynamite - BTS (2)

17/9

WAP - Cardi B feat Megan Thee Stallion (2)

WAP - Cardi B feat Megan Thee Stallion (3)

Midnight Sky - Miley Cyrus

24/9

WAP - Cardi B feat Megan Thee Stallion (3)

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr

Midnight Sky - Miley Cyrus (2)

1/10

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (2)

Lasting Lover - Sigala & James Arthur

8/10

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (2)

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (3)

Spirit Of The Blues - Everton FC

15/10

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (3)

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (4)

Midnight Sky - Miley Cyrus (3)

22/10

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (4)

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (5)

Midnight Sky - Miley Cyrus (4)

29/10

Lemonade - Internet Money and Gunna  featuring Don Toliver

Mood - 24kGoldn feat Iann Dorr (6)

Head & Heart - Joel Corry feat MNEK (4)

5/11

Positions - Ariana Grande

Positions - Ariana Grande

Really Love - KSI feat. Craig David/Digital Farm Animals

12/11

Positions - Ariana Grande (2)

Positions - Ariana Grande (2)

Four Notes - Paul’s Tune - Paul Harvey & BBC Philharmonic

19/11

Positions - Ariana Grande (3)

Positions - Ariana Grande (3)

Four Notes - Paul’s Tune - Paul Harvey & BBC Philharmonic (2)

26/11

Positions - Ariana Grande (4)

Positions - Ariana Grande (4)

Stop Crying Your Heart Out - BBC Children In Need

3/12

Positions - Ariana Grande (5)

Positions - Ariana Grande (5)

Life Goes On - BTS

10/12

Positions - Ariana Grande (6)

All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

All You’re Dreaming Of - Liam Gallagher



4 comments:

  1. Of course the main reason the no.1 streamer is not always the official no.1 is because of ACR. Without ACR, Dance Monkey would've been no. 1 officially for the first 3 weeks and Blinding Lights would have been officially no.1 on 2/4/20, 14/5/20, and 21/5/20.

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  2. It looks like your streaming list is the audio streaming chart since Roses was no.1 on 26/3/2020 because of video streams. I believe OCC also do a combined chart for overall streams BUT it is not chart equivalent whereas I think the audio streams is... though i could be wrong.

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  3. Hi David - yes, that's right this is audio streams which is the nearest equivalent to the singles chart as far as I know

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    1. Generally the video streams are only a small proportion of the chart equivalent streams compared to audio streams, but as mentioned above, they can occasionally make a difference.

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