Will.i.am lands first solo No.1

Will.i.am has scored his first UK solo number one single with ‘This Is Love’.

His collaboration with Eve Simons sold over 102,000 copies, continuing the 100,000 sales barrier achieved for number ones over the past month.

The Voice UK coach said: “I’ve had number ones before with the Black Eyed Peas, but to me this one means so much, because I know people thought I can only be successful in the Black Eyed Peas, they were wrong.”

He knocks last week’s number one ‘Payphone’ by Maroon 5 to number two, while Chris Brown lands at three with ‘Don’t Wake Me Up’.

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