Will.i.am scores first UK solo number one single! Linkin Park top album charts – July 1st.
IT’S A WEEK FOR THE AMERICANS…UK CHARTS 1 JULY 2012
Will.i.am is a happy bunny tonight..
The Voice UK coach said: “I’ve had number ones before with the Black Eyed Peas, but to me this one means so much, because I know people thought I can only be successful in the Black Eyed Peas, they were wrong.”
His song with Eve Simons sold over 102,000 copies which in turn is a good sign for single sales in the UK – the last 4 weeks number one’s have all sold over the 100k mark.
Chris Brown marks the only other new entry in the top ten arriving at number 2 with ‘Don’t Wake Me Up.’
Taio Cruz and Jay-Z/Kanye West enter further down the chart making it a quiet week for new entries.
Over on the album charts it was a battle to the end…Linkin Park eventually beating Maroon 5 to the number one position but by only 3,000 copies. Fun. enter at number 28 on the chart and Flo Rida managed a top ten entry at 8 with ‘Wild Ones.’