Be the No.1: Warner Bros president Phil Christie on Dua Lipa's breakthrough moment

Andre Paine

Warner Bros UK president Phil Christie has hailed Dua Lipa’s “coming of age” as a pop artist as she dethroned Calvin Harris to score her first No.1 single.

In its seventh week on the chart, New Rules finished ahead of Harris’ Feels with sales of 41,666 (total sales 195,667).

Lipa’s single sold 14,946 downloads last week, while streams topped 4 million for equivalent sales of 26,720.

“It’s a classic case of three years of hard work and then overnight success,” ...

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