Rita Ora lands third UK Number One single with ‘How We Do (Party)’

Emeli Sande reclaims the UK Number One album as 'Our Version Of Events' climbs back up the charts

Rita Ora has scored her third official UK Number One single with ‘How We Do (Party)’.

The 21-year-old singer, who is signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label, made her chart debut Number 1 in February on DJ Fresh’s ‘Hot Right Now’, ‘RIP’ with Tinie Tempah was Number One in May. All three tracks have broken the 100,000 sales barriers in their first week of sale, according to the Official Charts Company.

Last week’s chart topper, Wiley, slips to Number Two this week with ‘Heatwave’, while Emeli Sande leads a wave of London 2012 Olympics-related tracks in the Official Charts Top 20 with ‘Read All About It Part 3’ at Number Three.


Elbow also reaped the rewards from playing the Olympics closing ceremony as their track, ‘One Day Like This’, climbs an impressive 121 places to Number Four. Calvin Harris completes the Top Five with ‘We’ll Be Coming Back’, his collaboration with Example.

Elsewhere in the UK Singles Chart, George Michael’s ‘White Light’, the track the singer performed at last Sunday’s closing ceremony, is at Number 15 while Ed Sheeran’s cover of Pink Floyd‘s ‘Wish You Were Here’ is new at Number 34.

In the UK Album Chart, following on from her Olympics closing ceremony performance, Emeli Sande has returned to the top of the Official UK Album Chart with ‘Our Version Of Events’.

Paloma Faith jumps three places to Number Two with ‘Fall To Grace’, Ed Sheeran is up five places to Number Three, Amy Macdonald re-enters the Top 5 with ‘Life In Beautiful Light’ at Number Four while Maroon 5 is down two places to Number Five.

Elsewhere in the UK Album Chart, Spector debut at Number 12 with ‘Enjoy It While It Lasts’, and The Kinks’ new Best Of collection, ‘Waterloo Sunset’, enters at Number 14.

This week’s highest climbers are all Olympics-related with The Spice Girls‘ ‘Greatest Hits’ climbing 146 places to Number 18, Elbow’s ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’ up 133 places to Number Six, and Kate Bush’s ‘The Whole Story’ up 71 to Number 21.