Midweek Charts update: X Factor lifts Mars and Rihanna

Paul Williams

Bruno Mars and Rihanna's singles are heading back into the UK top three after being performed on The X Factor, but they will not catch Olly Murs.

Sales of Mars' Atlantic-issued Locked Out Of Heaven are up 67% on the week so far to lift it 9-2 in midweeks, while Rihanna's Def Jam/Mercury track is up 36% to rise 10-3, according to the Official Charts Company.

Both tracks were performed on last Sunday's X Factor results show, the same platform ...

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