"One Kiss" has kept its place at Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart this week, setting a new personal best for Calvin Harris.
The Dua Lipa-assisted track notches up a seventh week at the top, beating the six weeks that "We Found Love" with Rihanna spent at the summit in 2011.
"One Kiss" finishes some 15,000 combined sales and streams ahead of its closest competition - Drake's "Nice What What" at 2 - thanks in part to Dua's performance of the song at the UEFA Champions League Final last weekend.
Post by Juan Carlos on Jun 1, 2018 16:16:26 GMT -5
FYI, longest reigning chart-topper ≠ biggest hit.
"We Found Love" and "This Is What You Came For" are still his two biggest hits in the UK to date, followed by "How Deep Is Your Love", "Summer" and "Feels", respectively. Depending on how "One Kiss" will hold in the future, it may become a threat, although everything points out that it could be inside the Top 5 later this year.
It's insane how consistent he's been We Found Love. Just hit after hit. I didn't get "One Kiss" when I first heard it and love it now, the drop is his best ever. Looking forward to more material, hoping for another collab with Florence one day.
The 221st No.1 single of the 2010s, Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa's "One Kiss" becomes only the fifth to spend as many as eight consecutive weeks at the summit, reaching the target on sales of 49,432 copies (including 36,898 sales-equivalent streams).
Post by Juan Carlos on Jul 31, 2018 11:31:50 GMT -5
A portrait of Calvin Harris, which was taken by Paul Stuart in February of 2015 and was commissioned by GQ Italia magazine, has been added to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.
Christopher Baker, the Director of European and Scottish Art and Portraiture, said the following:
"Calvin Harris has made a remarkable contribution to music both in Scotland and globally over the last decade and we are absolutely delighted to have him represented in Scotland's national collection. Few artists can equal the impact he has made on contemporary culture, and Paul Stuart's portrait is a reflective, exceptional image which the many visitors to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery will now be able to enjoy."
Paul Stuart, who is the photographer, added this:
"I found Calvin to be thoughtful and considerate and at 6ft 5in he is also physically striking. In contrast to his profession, I am interested in silence to create an atmosphere. It is an honour to have my work included in the National Galleries of Scotland."
Post by Juan Carlos on Aug 11, 2018 7:57:32 GMT -5
I don't want to get hyped, but looks like it's going to be a solo track.
The barcode says 'Calvin Harris' when it's scanned and when the same happened with the "One Kiss" barcode, it said 'Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa, One Kiss' before it was changed to 'Calvin Harris Calvin Harris' after the news broke out. If the latter is taken into consideration, there were two times were his name was mentioned, implying two artists, but this time is only one, so it makes me the aforementioned.
However, there's also some information that he also did the vocals for a Benny Blanco song, so I'm wondering if he actually recorded two songs, which would be huge in my opinion. Personally, the trademark implies that it's only him because Benny Blanco is under Interscope and there should be any mention about that too.
Post by Juan Carlos on Aug 11, 2018 15:32:17 GMT -5
I'm wondering if the track is called "Pure Space" or it's something related to that. He posted this on Instagram stories two days ago, teasing the new single. Also, the plant in the artwork is called Agave.
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