Mr Probz Snags UK No.1 Single with 'Waves'

The Dutch rapper-turned-singer Mr Probz has gone straight in at No.1 with his tune 'Waves'. Probz sold 127,000 copies of the track, which is his debut UK release. He is the latest Dutch artist to top the UK singles chart, following the 2013 success of Bingo Players, Martin Garrix and Nicky Romero.

Mr ProbzMr Probz [L] and Jameela Jamil [R]

Elsewhere in the chart, last week's number one, Hideaway by Kiesza, fell to number one. Sigma were at number three with Nobody To Love - a dance reworking of Kanye West's Bound 2. John Legend is at number four, while Cash Cash complete the top five with Take Me Home.

New entries came from DJ Cassidy, Robin Thicke and Jessie J, as well as girl group Neon Jungle. 

More: Get the lowdown on Iggy Azalea's 'The New Classic'

Across on the albums chart, Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini kept the No.1 for a second week with his third album Caustic Love. John Legend was at number two with Love In The Future, with boy band The Vamps at number three with Meet The Vamps. Paloma Faith is at number four with her third album A Perfect Contradiction.

Nutini currently holds the title of fastest-selling artist album of the year, moving 109,000 copies of Caustic Love after seven days on the shelves. He easily beat the previous  record set by Sam Bailey, who sold 73,000 copies of The Power Of Love in one week in March, according to the Official Charts Company.

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored the week's highest entry with The New Classic at number five. 


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