Example scores second number one single with ‘Stay Awake’

Example has scored his second number one on the UK singles chart with his latest song ‘Stay Awake’.

The track, taken from the rapper’s third album Playing In The Shadows, follows his previous single ‘Changed The Way You Kissed Me’, which also topped the charts back in June.

Last week’s number one, ‘Heart Skips A Beat’ by Olly Murs, is forced into third place, while Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera climb one place with ‘Moves Like Jagger’.

Ed Sheeran debuts at number four with ‘You Need Me I Don’t Need You’, nine places ahead of his previous single ‘The A Team’. ‘Lick Ya Down’, the first track from Bajan four-piece Cover Drive, is straight in at number nine, while Sean Kingston climbs eight places to complete the top ten with ‘Party All Night (Sleep All Day)’.

The Top 10 in full:
1. (-) Example: ‘Stay Awake’
2. (3) Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera: ‘Moves Like Jagger’
3. (1) Olly Murs ft. Rizzle Kicks: ‘Heart Skips A Beat’
4. (-) Ed Sheeran: ‘You Need Me I Don’t Need You’
5. (2) Calvin Harris: ‘Feel So Close’
6. (6) Christina Perri: ‘Jar Of Hearts’
7. (4) Wretch 32 ft. Josh Kumra: ‘Don’t Go’
8. (5) Will Young: ‘Jealousy’
9. (-) Cover Drive: ‘Lick Ya Down’
10. (18) Sean Kingston: ‘Party All Night (Sleep All Day)’

Elsewhere on the chart,’Turn Me On’, David Guetta’s collaboration with Nicki Minaj, is a new entry at 20 and Nicole Scherzinger climbs four places to number 21 with ‘Wet’. Meanwhile, Emeli Sandé’s ‘Heaven’ has fallen four places to number 11, just missing out on a fourth week in the Top 10.

Source: Official Charts Company