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One Direction lands third number one song atop U.K. singles chart

Pop singers One Direction have landed their third number one song in the U.K. following the release of their Comic Relief charity track One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks).

The song, a mash-up of Blondie's One Way or Another and the Undertones' Teenage Kicks, held off competition from Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Wanz's Thrift Shop, which remained at second place.


Baauer's Harlem Shake was at three, Mirrors by Justin Timberlake rose 24 spots to four, and rounding out the top five was I Could Be The One by Avicii and Nicky Romero.


In the U.K. albums chart, Emeli Sande's Our Version of Events reclaimed the top spot for the ninth time since its 2012 release, Babel by Mumford & Sons jumped to two, and Push The Sky Away by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds entered at three.


Ben Howard's Every Kingdom jumped a whopping 42 places to four, and in fifth was the Les Miserables soundtrack.