S Club celebrate their fourth Number One - and it's all for a good cause...
S CLUB 7 have gone straight to the top of the UK singles chart tonight (November 25) with their charity single ‘Have You Ever’.
As predicted, the single, which is raising money for the Children In Need appeal knocked last week’s Number One Blue’s ‘If You Come Back’ down to Number Two. It’s S Club 7’s fourth Number One single and their second Number One in aid of Children In Need, the first being ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’ which went straight to the top of the charts in December last year.
The second highest new entry came from Riva Ft Dannii Minogue who went straight in at Number Three with ‘Who Do You Love Now’. Westlife were down two places at Number Four with ‘Queen Of My Heart’ and U2 scored another high new entry, going straight into the charts at Number FIve with ‘Walk On’ and pushing Alicia Key down to Number Six with ‘Fallin”.
Destiny’s Child fell four places to Number Seven with ‘Emotion’ and former Number One Afroman’s ‘Because I Got High’ remained in the Top Ten at Number Eight.
Austrian pop phenomenon DJ Otzi was celebrating having two songs in the Top 20 with his latest single ‘Do Wah Diddy’ going straight in at Number Nine, with his former Number One ‘Hey Baby’ still in the charts at Number 11, with ‘Rapture’ by I0 separating them at Number 10.
Elsewhere in the charts, Anastacia had another hit on her hands, going straight in at Number 14 with ‘Paid My Dues’ and Jamiroquai went straight in at Number 16 with ”You Give Me Something’.
Shaggy’s magic touch seems to have deserted him somewhat however, with his new single ‘Dance And Shout’ only managing to go in at Number 19. Muse meanwhile went in at Number 24 with their double a-side single ‘Hyper Music/Feeling Good’.
Pharoahe Monch had a new entry at Number 27 with ‘Got You’ and former Wet, Wet, Wet lead signer Marti Pellow was back in the charts at Number 28 with ‘I’ve Been Around The World’.
New Order went straight into the charts at Number 29 with ’60 Miles An Hour’, The Charlatans managed a new entry at Number 31 with
‘A Man Needs To Be Told’ and Staind had a Number 33 new entry with ‘Outside’.
The only other new entry in the Top 40 was Dave Matthews ‘The Space Between’ at Number 35.
In the album charts, there were no surprises with man of the moment Robbie Williams going straight into the charts at Number One with his ratpack homage ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ and knocking Westlife’s ‘World Of Our Own’ down to Number Two.
Elsewhere in the charts, So Solid Crew went straight in at Number Six with their debut album ‘They Don’t Know’ and Lighthouse Family went straight in at Number Seven with ‘Whatever Gets You Through The Day’.
Other high new entries included Five’s ‘Greatest Hits’ at Number 11 and Jools Holland’s ‘Small World Big Band’ at Number 18.
Click back to NME.COM tomorrow for the runners and riders in next week’s chart battle.