From 6 July, streaming figures became incorporated into the singles chart which means that a song will count as a sale, if streamed times. The entry date is when the single appeared in the top 10 for the first time week ending, as published by the Official Charts Company, which is six days after the chart is announced.
One-hundred and fifty-five singles were in the top ten in Seven singles from remained in the top 10 for several weeks at the beginning of the year. Fifty-eight artists scored multiple entries in the top 10 in The first number-one single of the year was "Happy", which spent four weeks non-consecutive weeks on top of the chart.
The song vacated number-one for a week on 11 January , being replaced by " Timber " by Kesha and Pitbull before returning to the top spot. Overall, thirty-eight different singles peaked at number-one in , with Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith 3 having the joint most singles hit that position including artist's participation on the Band Aid 30 charity single.
One-hundred and fifty-two singles charted in the top 10 in , with one-hundred and forty-three singles reaching their peak this year. Sam Smith secured the record for most top 10 hits in with five hit singles.
Ninety-four artists achieved their first top 10 single in , either as a lead or featured artist. This includes the charity group Band Aid 30 made up of chart acts but charting together for the first time and Gareth Malone 's All Star Choir. Jess Glynne had three other entries in her breakthrough year. The following table collapsed on desktop site does not include acts who had previously charted as part of a group and secured their first top 10 solo single.
Becky Hill previously sang uncredited vocals on the Wilkinson song " Afterglow " in Original songs from various films entered the top 10 throughout the year. Pharrell Williams had the best-selling single of the year with " Happy.
The song spent 20 weeks in the top 10 including four weeks at number one , sold around 1. The following table shows artists who achieved two or more top 10 entries in , including singles that reached their peak in The figures include both main artists and featured artists, while appearances on ensemble charity records are also counted for each artist.
The total number of weeks an artist spent in the top ten in is also shown. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 December Guinness World Records Limited. BBC News. Retrieved 21 February Music Week. Retrieved 20 January Lists of UK top-ten singles. UK Music Charts. Categories : record charts in British music Lists of UK top-ten singles. Hidden categories: Articles with hCards. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
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Margaret Alphonsi. The Wealdstone Raider. Year-end top-ten single position and rank. Eminem featuring Rihanna. Pitbull featuring Kesha. Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne. The Vamps. DJ Fresh vs. Jay Fay featuring Ms. OneRepublic vs. Zedd featuring Hayley Williams. David Guetta featuring Skylar Grey. Katy Perry featuring Juicy J. Sam Smith. Route 94 featuring Jess Glynne.
Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull. Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones. Tove Lo featuring Hippie Sabotage. Cash Cash featuring Bebe Rexha. Pitbull featuring G. Michael Jackson featuring Justin Timberlake. Clean Bandit featuring Sharna Bass. Jason Derulo featuring Snoop Dogg. Gorgon City featuring Laura Welsh. Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea. TC featuring Little Nikki. The Vamps featuring Demi Lovato. Nicole Scherzinger.
Cheryl Cole featuring Tinie Tempah. Melissa Steel featuring Popcaan. David Guetta featuring Sam Martin. The Script. Calvin Harris featuring John Newman. Professor Green featuring Tori Kelly. Jeremih featuring YG. The Vamps featuring Shawn Mendes. Eminem featuring Sia. Fuse ODG featuring Angel. Parra for Cuva featuring Anna Naklab. Gareth Malone's All-Star Choir.
The Veronicas. Olly Murs featuring Travie McCoy. Blonde featuring Melissa Steel. Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars. Oliver Heldens featuring KStewart. Sam Smith [U]. United Kingdom. Ed Sheeran [U]. Ellie Goulding [U] [V] [W]. Grace Chatto [U] [X]. Harry Styles [U] [W] [Y]. Jack Patterson [U] [X]. Jess Glynne [Z]. Liam Payne [U] [W] [Y]. Louis Tomlinson [P] [W] [Y]. Niall Horan [U] [W] [Y].