How Because Music and Major Lazer toppled Drake

Daniel Gumble

After an impossibly long 15-week run at the top of the UK singles chart, Drake’s One Dance was finally displaced on Friday, with Major Lazer (feat. Justin Bieber and MØ) flying straight in at No. 1 with new single Cold Water.

Aside from denying the Canadian rapper a record-breaking stint at the top, Major Lazer have also proved that the days of entering at No. 1 are not over, despite concerns that streaming is slowing down the charts.

Given the ...

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