Official Chart: Saturdays win first number one single

The girls hold the fastest-selling single of 2013 so far after shifting 114,000 copies of What About Us

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Posted 24th March 2013 in News, The Saturdays | By Clickmusic News Desk
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The Saturdays have a lot to celebrate this Sunday: their new single has gone straight in at number one.

'What About Us' sees the girl-band collaborate with Sean Paul in their first number one single. They've sold 114,000 copies in their first week, which means they've got the fast-selling single of 2013 so far.

"We couldn't be more thrilled to be the UK's official new number one with 'What About Us'," the band told The Official Charts Company.

"Thanks to everyone who has supported us and the single. We love you all. This is your number one, too!"

The Saturdays have had a string of hits since their debut in 2008, including 11 Top 10 singles.

The girls' victory means Justin Timberlake drops to two after three weeks at number one with 'Mirrors'. Despite the heavy competition, Justin sold 74,000 singles. Pink and Nate Ruess are a non-mover at three with 'Just Give Me a Reason'.

Elsewhere in the top five, Bruno Mars' 'When I Was Your Man' is your number four and Bastille stay at five with 'Pompeii'.

One Direction drop to six with 'One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks)' and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis fall one to seven with 'Thrift Shop'. Bridgit Mendler is a non-mover at eight with 'Ready or Not'.

Disclosure and AlunaGeorge are on a hike up the chart. They move to nine with 'White Noise' as Avicii and Nicky Romero drop to 10 with 'I Could Be the One'.

Kodaline's 'High Hopes' is the highest highest new entry at 16. And Taylor Swift climbs to 11 with '22'. And critical darlings Jakwob enter at 35 with acclaimed new single 'Fade'.