Midweek chart update: Jessie Ware set for first UK Top 40 single

Ed Sheeran continues to dominate in the Official Album Chart

Jessie Ware is on course to have her first Top 40 single in the Official UK Singles Chart with ‘Tough Love’ new at 22 in today’s Midweek Update.

‘Tough Love’ is taken from Ware’s forthcoming second album of the same name. The final chart placings will be revealed on BBC Radio 1 on Sunday (August 10).

Elsewhere in the Official Singles Chart, Nico & Vinz are leading the race to be Number One with their single ‘Am I Wrong’ ahead of the current chart topper, Magic’s ‘Rude’.

In July, ‘Am I Wrong’ became the first track in history to reach the Official Singles Chart Top 75 based on streams alone. Its full sales release this week helps the track bound 51 places northward, to debut inside the Top 40 in pole position midweek.

Other new entries in the Official Singles Chart this week are due from One Republic (3) and Maroon 5 (25).

Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran’s six-week reign at the top of the Official Album Chart is set to continue for a seventh week with ‘X’ still ahead of the competition. The highest new entry in today’s update comes from Charlie Simpson, the former Busted and Fightstar musician, who is currently at Number Four with his second solo album ‘Long Road Home’.

Other new entries this week are due from Pixie Lott (11) and CJ Wildheart (23).