The song pays tribute to the late ‘Furious 7’ star Paul Walker.
Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK chart for a second week with his Paul Walker tribute single ‘See You Again’ from the Furious 7 soundtrack. According to the Official Charts Company the single added another 142,000 combined chart sales to its total tally this week, after becoming the fastest selling single of the year so far.
Wiz Khalifa’s 'See You Again' is spending a second week at the number one spot.
‘See You Again’ has also broken its own record as the UK’s most streamed record ever, with 3.72 million listens in the last seven days, beating last week’s total of 3.68 million. “I was really honoured to be asked to be a part of this song in paying tribute to Paul Walker. I hope we did him proud,” the rapper told the Official Charts Company after retaining the number one spot.
In the number two spot, also for the second week running, was OMI’s 'Cheerleader', which managed to rack up 3.33 million streams this week. Elsewhere, former chart-topper Jess Glynne’s ‘Hold My Hand’ has climbed two places to the number three spot, while Clean Bandit’s ‘Stronger’ is the highest new entry at number four.
In the album chart, Josh Groan has scored his first UK number one with his Broadway covers album Stages, which features collaborations with Kelly Clarkson, Chris Botti and Audra MacDonald.
Last week’s number one Paul Simon’s The Ultimate Collection has fall one place to the number two spot, while mainstays Ed Sheeran’s x and Sam Smith’s In The Lonely Hour are hanging in the top five at three and four respectively.