Adele holds on to No.1 for a third consecutive week

Adele’s reign at the top of the singles chart continues for another week.

The singer is number one for a third consecutive week with her comeback track ‘Hello’, which outsold its nearest competitor, Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’, by over 34,000 combined chart sales.

Adele has also claimed the week’s most streamed track, racking up 4.7 million plays while Justin’s ‘Sorry’ is right behind it with 4.5 million.

X Factor runner-up Fleur East enters at three with her debut single ‘Sax’ while West London trio WSTRN are this week’s highest climber with ‘In2’ leaping 56 places to four.

MNEK and Zara Larsson’s ‘Never Forget You’ claims a new chart peak and rounds off the Top 5.

Meanwhile, Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora is at 11 with her cover of Oasis’s ‘Half the World Away’ for this year’s John Lewis Christmas advert.

Coldplay are at 14 with ‘Adventure of a Lifetime’, which marks their 21st Top 40, while Jess Glynne’s official Children in Need single ‘Take Me Home’ is at 20.

Finally, Justin Bieber scores his 29th UK Top 40 single with ‘I’ll Show You’ and One Direction claim their 18th with ‘History’.

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