The year is shaping up to be the best for songs and also Lewis Capaldi’s year definitely; as well as this is going to be the UK’s biggest album released this year. However, someone You Loved is currently the biggest song of the year.
The song was released in November 2018 and Someone You Loved first charted inside the Top 40 earlier this year and placed there for seven weeks at Number 1. The ballad has so far earned 1.9 million chart sales this year which included 221 million streams on audio and video platforms.
US rapper and singer Lil Nas X is the another 2019 breakthrough star who took the second place with Old Town Road on 1.5 million chart sales. The hip-hop-meets-country track spent two weeks at Number 1 across April/May and it is the UK’s biggest song released this year as well.
There are more Number 1 singles in 2019 which was featured in the year-to-date Top 40 chart, four of that placed inside the Top 10: Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber’s I Don’t Care at 3 (1.2m), Ava Max’s Sweet But Psycho at 5 (1.45m), Stormzy’s Vossi Bop and Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings are also there.
The Official Top 40 biggest songs of 2019 so far:
|1||SOMEONE YOU LOVED||LEWIS CAPALDI||1|
|2||OLD TOWN ROAD||LIL NAS X||1|
|3||I DON’T CARE||ED SHEERAN & JUSTIN BIEBER||1|
|4||GIANT||CALVIN HARRIS & RAG’N’BONE MAN||2|
|5||SWEET BUT PSYCHO||AVA MAX||1|