News 7 July 2019

Doing Numbers: “Thiago Silva” and ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’ enter the charts after Glastonbury Festival

7 July 2019

“Thiago Silva” has entered the charts this week after Dave’s set at Glastonbury last weekend.

The track from Dave and AJ Tracey was released back in 2016 but has entered the charts this week after Dave asked a member of the crowd to rap AJ Tracey’s verse on the track. 15-year-old Alex Mann joined Dave onstage and has now gone viral.

Also this week, Stormzy has re-entered the charts with his debut album Gang Signs and Prayers after headlining Glastonbury last Friday night. The album sat at number 73 and has now gone back into the top 20 at number 14. During his set, he featured seven tracks from the album, which saw a massive increase in sales and streams.

Be sure to check out our feature on what Stormzy performing at Glastonbury meant for Black British Culture right here

Stormzy also has two tracks in the top 20 this week with “Crown” at number four and “Vossi Bop” at number 14. His collab with MoStack, “Shine Girl” is at number 44.

This week has seen a few new releases in the charts, “Not Today” from The Plug, Dappy and Tory Lanez just missed out on the top 40 at number 43 and Unknown T and AJ Tracey have come in the charts with their track “Leave Dat Trap” at number 53.

K-Trap has also entered the charts at number 66 with “Big Mood” this week. He has also released his new project No Magic which has gone straight to number 33 in the album charts. Listen to No Magic here.

Looking into the top 20, Mabel is at number eight with “Mad Love” and AJ Tracey has moved five places down to number 16 with “Ladbroke Grove”. Another track moving down five places is “Strike A Pose” from Young T and Bugsey featuring Aitch with Toddla T on production. JAY1’s “Mocking It” is at number 27 this week; check out the clean visuals here.

Looking to the future, JAY1 released his EP One Wave this week which looks set to chart next week. Lethal Bizzle has released his latest track “Woah!” and Wiley has teamed up with Tory Lanez, Kranium and Dappy on their track “My One”.

Keep it locked to GRM Daily for all of the latest chart developments.