Wiz Khalifa’s tribute to Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker set a new streaming record as it topped the charts for a second week.
Called “See You Again,” it features Charlie Puth on vocals. It has become the fastest-selling single of the year racking up 3.72 million listens in the last seven days.
The song plays tribute to the actor who played Brian O’Connor. Walker was killed in a car crash in November 2013 while the new movie was under production.
“I was really honoured to be asked to be a part of this song in paying tribute to Paul Walker. I hope we did him proud,” Khalifa told OfficialCharts.com
A “Cheerleader” remix of OMI’s 2012 reggae song holds the second spot, while “Hold My Hand,” by Jess Glynne, sits at number three. Clean Bandit sits a number four with the song “Stronger.” It features vocals from glee actor Alex Newell and Sean Bass. This is the groups fifth UK Top 40. Finally, Nick Jonas sits at number five with the track “Jealous.”
American songwriter and singer Josh Groban celebrated his first Official Albums Chart number one with broadway covers album Stages. On the album, collaborations with Kelly Clarkson, Chris Botti and Audra MacDonald were featured. Tracks from Les Miserables, The Wizard of Oz, Carousel, Chess and The Phantom Of The Opera were also featured on the album.
Stages is Groban’s seventh album to hit the UK top 40. In 2013, a studio release called “All That Echoes” got to number nine in the charts.
The album sent Paul Simon’s “The Ultimate Collection” down to number two on the charts, with Ed Sheeran’s X sitting at three. Sam Smith sits at number four with “In The Lonely Hour,” which has been in the top 10 for 48 weeks now.