Ed Sheeran’s ‘X’ Continues U.K. Chart Streak, Nico & Vinz Score Top Single

August 11, 2014 7:34 AM

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Ed Sheeran’s ‘X’ Continues U.K. Chart Streak, Nico & Vinz Score Top Single

Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz have become the first act from that country to score a U.K. No. 1 single since A-ha, more than 28 years ago. Their “Am I Wrong” (Warner Bros./Warner Music) raced from No. 52 to top Sunday’s (Aug. 10) new Official Charts Company survey. On the album chart, there’s still no shifting Ed Sheeran’s X (Asylum/Warner Music), now in its seventh week at No. 1.

Nico & Vinz, from Oslo, are the first wholly Norwegian act to top the British singles chart since A-ha’s “The Sun Always Shines On TV” in January 1986. “Am I Wrong” unseated MAGIC!’s “Rude” (RCA/Sony), which had a week atop the survey last week. OneRepublic returned at No. 3 with “Love Runs Out” (In...

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