Charts analysis: George Ezra rides Shotgun to singles summit

His debut hit, Budapest, reached No.3 in 2013; his most recent hit, Paradise, reached No.2 in April; and this week George Ezra completes his collection of medal positions and secures his first No.1 with Shotgun.

Helped – as were the last two No.1s – by a reduction to 59p at iTunes, Shotgun’s consumption increased 41.97% to 53,696 last week, including 24,873 from sales-equivalent streams, enough to end the one week reign of Clean Bandit’s Solo (feat. Demi Lovato), which retreats ...

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