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Another new number one? A little help, I can't keep up!

I jest, of course. This week's number one is last week's number four, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber's Despacito, making it the first foreign language number one since the execrable Gangnam Style by PSY, the first Spanish language record to top the charts since the excellent We No Speak Americano by DCup & Yolanda Be Cool, and Fonsi and Yankee the first Puerto Rican to top the charts since Ricky Martin's Livin' La Vida Loca. It would appear you can bung Bieber on any old bunkum and top the charts. Three new records to our catchment area: Slow Hands by Niall Horan, Mama by Jonas Blue & William Singe and iSpy by Kyle and Lil Yachty.

That Eric Clapton's enjoying a bit of a revival isn't he? First he goes top ten as the guitarist on Ed Sheeran's Dive, though admittedly that only got there after it was featured on an album. And now, under his nickname Slow Hands, he's the subject of a #25 entry by Niall Horan (not really), a bluesy stomper of a record with rambunctious lyrics. It is hard to believe this is the same person who sung This Town, as it's so much more upbeat and, better, better. Good luck.

At #29 this week is Jonas Blue's Mama featuring William Singe. Blue is his usual catchy self, while Singe's vocals fit the track perfectly; it's as bouncy as any of his previous tracks. It's certainly better than his insidious Fast Car cover, put it that way. However, there's a particular sensation of ennui I get from listening to the record and I don't know why. I can't fault anything in it, but there's something about it I can't quite put a finger on. Oh well, better luck next time.

I had a horrible feeling I was going to have to review this; iSpy by Kyle & Lil Yachty is in our catchment area at #40. Everything Yachty touches turns to mold, and his verse here is no exception; autotune is only any good if the person can actually sing. Kyle's verses aren't much less inane, either, plus the keyboards on the track are quite off-putting as well. Steer well clear.

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    1. Despacito
    1. (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber)
    1. I'm the One
    1. (DJ Khaled ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne)
    1. Symphony
    1. (Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson)
    1. Shape Of You
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back
    1. (Shawn Mendes)
    1. Galway Girl
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Swalla
    1. (Jason Derulo ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)
    1. Unforgettable
    1. (French Montana ft. Swae Lee)
    1. Solo Dance
    1. (Martin Jensen)
    1. Sign Of the Times
    1. (Harry Styles)
    1. Passionfruit
    1. (Drake)
    1. Did You See
    1. (J Hus)
    1. That's What I Like
    1. (Bruno Mars)
    1. Something Just Like This
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Coldplay)
    1. Skin
    1. (Rag'n'Bone Man)
    1. Attention
    1. (Charlie Puth)
    1. Stay
    1. (Zedd ft. Alessia Cara)
    1. Ciao Adios
    1. (Anne-Marie)
    1. HUMBLE.
    1. (Kendrick Lamar)
    1. It Ain't Me
    1. (Kygo ft. Selena Gomez)
    1. Issues
    1. (Julia Michaels)
    1. The Cure
    1. (Lady Gaga)
    1. On My Mind
    1. (Disciples)
    1. No Promises
    1. (Cheat Codes ft. Demi Lovato)
    1. Slow Hands
    1. (Niall Horan)
    1. Mask Off
    1. (Future)
    1. No More Sad Songs
    1. (Little Mix ft. Machine Gun Kelly)
    1. Castle on the Hill
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Mama
    1. (Jonas Blue ft. William Singe)
    1. Slide
    1. (Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean & Migos)
    1. Perfect
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Places
    1. (Martin Solveig ft. Ina Wroldsen)
    1. Human
    1. (Rag'n'Bone Man)
    1. Still Got Time
    1. (Zayn ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
    1. Scared to be Lonely
    1. (Martin Garrix ft. Dua Lipa)
    1. You Don't Know Me
    1. (Jax Jones ft. Raye)
    1. Green Light
    1. (Lorde)
    1. First Time
    1. (Kygo ft. Ellie Goulding)
    1. Call on Me
    1. (Starley)
    1. iSpy
    1. (Kyle ft. Lil Yachty)
    1. Hard Times
    1. (Paramore)
    1. Touch
    1. (Little Mix)
    1. Bon Appetit
    1. (Katy Perry ft. Migos)
    1. Happier
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Paris
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Emily Warren)
    1. DNA.
    1. (Kendrick Lamar)
    1. Blem
    1. (Drake)
    1. Chained to the Rhythm
    1. (Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley)
    1. New Man
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. What Do I Know?
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Big For Your Boots
    1. (Stormzy)
    1. Run Up
    1. (Major Lazer ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)
    1. Heatstroke
    1. (Calvin Harris ft. Young Thug, Pharrell & Ariana Grande)
    1. Rockabye
    1. (Clean Bandit ft. Anne-Marie & Sean Paul)
    1. Supermarket Flowers
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Barcelona
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Dive
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. September Song
    1. (JP Cooper)
    1. Be the One
    1. (Dua Lipa)
    1. KMT
    1. (Drake ft. Giggs)
    1. I Feel It Coming
    1. (Weeknd ft. Daft Punk)
    1. Say You Won't Let Go
    1. (James Arthur)
    1. Can't Stop the Feeling
    1. (Justin Timberlake)
    1. Cold
    1. (Maroon 5 ft. Future)
    1. Starboy
    1. (Weeknd ft. Daft Punk)
    1. Sexual
    1. (Neiked)
    1. Nancy Mulligan
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. Closer
    1. (Chainsmokers ft. Halsey)
    1. How Would You Feel (Paean)
    1. (Ed Sheeran)
    1. No Lie
    1. (Sean Paul ft. Dua Lipa)
    1. LOYALTY.
    1. (Kendrick Lamar ft. Rihanna)
    1. 24K Magic
    1. (Bruno Mars)
    1. I Would Like
    1. (Zara Larsson)
    1. Shout Out to My Ex
    1. (Little Mix)
    1. Portland
    1. (Drake ft. Quavo & Travis Scott)
    1. I Don't Wanna Live Forever
    1. (Zayn ft. Taylor Swift)
    1. Don't Kill My Vibe
    1. (Sigrid)
    1. Lust for Life
    1. (Lana Del Rey ft. The Weeknd)
    1. Samantha
    1. (Dave ft. J Hus)
    1. Element (Kendrick Lamar) • All Night (Vamps ft. Matoma) • Starving (Hailee Steinfeld ft. Grey & Zedd) • Get It Together (Drake ft. Black Coffee & Jorja Smith)

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