[Charts Update] Katy Perry’s ‘California Gurls’ storms to No.1

Katy Perry has rocketed to the top of the UK singles chart with ‘California Gurls’. The track – which features an appearance from rapper Snoop Dogg – also leads the US, Australian and Irish singles chart this week.

It becomes her second single to reach No.1 in the UK after 2008’s ‘I Kissed A Girl’.

K’Naan’s ‘Wavin’ Flag’ holds steady at two, while last week’s chart-topper, ‘Shout’ by Shout For England, slips to three.

Meanwhile, Eminem places two singles in this week’s top ten: ‘Not Afraid’ at five and ‘Love The Way You Lie’, featuring Rihanna, at seven.

Lady GaGa’s ‘Alejandro’ continues its climb up the chart, advancing from ten to eight.

Outside of the top ten, Scissor Sisters debut at eleven with ‘Fire With Fire’ to notch up their eighth top 20 hit, while Kelly Rowland climbs from 17 to 13 with ‘Commander’.

The top ten singles in full:

1. (-) Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg: ‘California Gurls’
2. (2) K’Naan: ‘Wavin’ Flag’
3. (1) Shout For England ft. Dizzee Rascal & James Corden: ‘Shout’
4. (3) Example: ‘Kickstarts’
5. (6) Eminem: ‘Not Afraid’
6. (4) Kylie Minogue: ‘All The Lovers’
7. (-) Eminem & Rihanna: ‘Love The Way You Lie’
8. (10) Lady GaGa: ‘Alejandro’
9. (5) Tinie Tempah ft. Labrinth: ‘Frisky’
10. (7) David Guetta & Chris Willis ft. Fergie & LMFAO: ‘Gettin’ Over You’

Source: Official Charts Company

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About jamielkyte

Im 19 Years of Age & Love Love Love Music :)

Posted on June 28, 2010, in Charts Update and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I like Katy Perry so I’m happy with who’s number one but I think her singles from her first album are better than California Gurls. Here’s hoping Lady Gaga will be number one with Alejandro, I also really like Kickstarts by Example but I doubt that’s going to get to number one now :)

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