Sam Smith & Kim Petras Are Number 1 With 'Unholy'
2 October 2022, 19:00 | Updated: 3 October 2022, 10:13
Sam Smith & Kim Petras have risen to the top spot of The Sky VIP Official Big Top 40, with their TikTok banger Unholy. This week's chart also includes two entries from Coolio following the announcement of his passing, alongside new tracks from KSI, Lil Nas X and Ed Sheeran.
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The UK public have found themselves getting hot at the body shop, as they've given Sam Smith & Kim Petras a new Number 1 with Unholy. The gospel-meets-hyper-pop single is Sam's ninth Number 1 on the Big Top 40, following in the footsteps of Dancing With A Stranger (with Normani), Promises (with Calvin Harris), Too Good At Goodbyes, Writings On The Wall, Lay Me Down (with John Legend), Stay With Me, Money On My Mind and La La La (with Naughty Boy). Unholy is also Kim Petras' first ever entry into the chart - what a way to kick off your Big Top 40 journey!
Sam also spilled on their new album, check out the exclusive below:
This week's Top 10! What’s your favourite song this week?— The Official Big Top 40 (@BigTop40) October 2, 2022
1️⃣ @samsmith @kimpetras
3️⃣ @davidguetta @BebeRexha
4️⃣ @AnneMarie @OfficialAitch
6️⃣ @eltonofficial @britneyspears
🔟 @edsheeran pic.twitter.com/fs2Dby5uic
Bebe talked to us about 'I'm Good (Blue)' and how the song was worked on long before it was released, and how she "didn't think anything of" the track - who'd have thought! She also discussed that she eventually saw the song blowing up on TikTok, without ever realising it was her voice on the song due to it being distorted for the social media app. You can't go wrong with a natural born hit! Check out the clip below:
This week's chart also includes two entries from American rapping legend Coolio, following the news of his passing earlier this week. The highest new entry 'Gangsta's Paradise' (feat. L.V.) enters at Number 7, with 'C U When U Get There' (feat. 40 Thevz) also charting at Number 37.
This week also shows the power of video-game-pop-collaborations, with entries from Ed Sheeran, with his new Pokémon anthem 'Celestial' which is new at Number 10, and Lil Nas X, with League of Legends Worlds Anthem 'STAR WALKIN'' new at Number 15.