Rihanna holding off Take That in UK singles chart battle

Plus Thom Yorke's Remembrance Day 'silent single' set for Top 20

Rihanna‘s new single ‘Only Girl (In The World)’ looks set to hold off Take That‘s ‘The Flood’ at the top of the UK singles chart on Sunday (November 14), according to official midweek figures.

‘The Flood’ is at Number Two in the chart today (November 10), and is the highest new entry at present. Meanwhile, the so-called ‘silent single‘ endorsed by the likes of Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke in aid of the Royal British Legion looks set to enter the charts. It’s at Number 19 in the midweeks.

The albums chart is likely to be topped by Susan Boyle‘s ‘The Gift’.

Check NME.COM from 7pm (GMT) this Sunday (November 14) for the official final chart positions.