PEAK POSITION: Number 1 for two weeks in August 2017 (Chart History)
COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (February 2018)
RELEASE DATE: July 2017
WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: December 2017 (estimated)
Dua Lipa was a rising star in 2015 and 2016. It was 2017 when she crossed over into superstar status.
New Rules entered the chart at Number 75 and climbed steadily, reaching the top spot on its sixth week on sale. It stayed there for two weeks altogether. It spent eleven weeks in the Top 10 and by the end of February 2018 the song was still in the Top 40.
Congratulations @DUALIPA! 'New Rules' joins 'Be The One' and 'Scared To Be Lonely' as one of your Platinum selling singles!
— bpi music (@bpi_music) October 13, 2017
We estimate that the single ‘sold’ its combined millionth copy during December 2017.
.@DuaLipa got a new bpi Award… we count 'em!
'New Rules' is now a 2x Platinum selling single in the UK!
— bpi music (@bpi_music) February 2, 2018
Mirrors was the second single from Justin Timberlake’s 2013 album The 20/20 Experience. The first, Suit & Tie, was released in January. Mirrors was quickly released a few weeks later and entered the chart at Number 28 before rising to Number 4.
Tiumberlake then performed the song at The Brit Awards and it suddenly caught on in a big way and it leaped to Number 1 where is stayed for three weeks altogether.