Adele‘s “Easy On Me” takes over the top spot on the UK singles chart for the eighth week. It has rocketed 37 places, surpassing its predecessor’s five-week run, and surpasses the previous record of Adele’s 2011 No. 1 “Someone Like You.” The song is also the first Adele single to reach the top spot in more than five years.
Adele’s comeback is off to a record-breaking start, with Easy On Me earning 217,300 in its first week on the chart. That’s up 14 places from Ed Sheeran‘s “Shape Of You” – which clocked in at 226,800 in January 2017. The new single is sure to become a favorite with fans.
Adele’s comeback is off to an impressive start – the song zooms in 37 places and marks the singer’s third week at the top of the UK singles chart
. The album’s first single, “Hello,” spent four weeks at the top, and was followed by a second, “Shape Of You.” Both Adele and Gayle topped the chart during the first week, while the latter song spent three weeks at the top.
After two years, Adele returned to the top of the U.K. singles chart with “Easy On Me.” The track has reached the top spot on the UK charts for the third time, making it the pop star’s third consecutive number one. It’s also the singer’s fourth number-one on the US Billboard Hot 100. Streaming statistics are not yet complete, but it is still a huge step forward for the singer-songwriter.
Adele’s latest single, “Easy On Me,” was released on 28 November 2012 and hit the top spot on the UK singles chart on 29 November. The album has sold over 10 million copies in the U.K. and is the singer’s third consecutive number one in the UK. It has surpassed Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” by two million streams in the past seven days, and it is set to become the pop singer’s highest-selling album in the UK.
The new album is a bold step forward for Adele. The album follows her previous albums 25 (2015) and Easy on Me. It was released on 19 November 2021 and received critical acclaim. The lead single, “Easy On Me”, was the first song to reach No. 1 in the UK. With an album as ambitious as Easy On Me, the singer took risky steps to return to the top of the charts.