The new track from WMG’s Clean Bandit and SYCO’s X Factor 2015 winner Louisa Johnson, “Tears,” has shot to #5 on the U.K. Official Singles Chart at the midweek stage, thanks in part to a storming performance on Simon Cowell’s hugely popular TV talent show, Britain’s Got Talent, Saturday night on ITV.
Yea, you guessed it. Drake's "One Dance" (YMCMB/Republic) holds the #1 spot at all three of our represented Spotify charts (worldwide, U.S. and U.K.) for a sixth week. Meanwhile, his "Too Good"—a beloved album cut with Rihanna—joins the U.S. and global Top 10s; it entered in the U.K. last week. That means Drizzy now has four songs in the stateside Top 10 and two worldwide.
Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse scored biggest at the domestic box office with $65m from the three-day holiday weekend. Although the number does fall within the studio's predictions, it happens to mark only the sixth most successful three-day cume in the franchise's history. The only other debut in the Top 5—Alice Through the Looking Glass—landed at #2 with $28m, bringing Disney right up to about $4b earned at the global box office so far this year.
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