Charts analysis: Lewis Capaldi scores debut chart-topper

Looking for much of the week as if it would deliver Calvin Harris his 11th No.1 single and Rag‘N’Bone Man his first, Giant was pipped at the post by 22-year-old Glaswegian singer/songwriter Lewis Capaldi’s Someone You Loved, which jumps 3-1 (57,698 sales, including 47,031 from sales-equivalent streams).

Released last November, Someone You Loved debuted and peaked at No.100 at the time but really came into its own at the start of 2019, since when it has increased sales for nine weeks ...

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