The song features Bruno Mars and his band The Smeezingtons on vocals
Mark Ronson’s collaboration with Bruno Mars has scored its third week at number one in the first UK singles chart of 2015.
Uptown Funk had a combined sales figure of over 156,000 and was streamed 2.56 million times in the past week, setting an Official Chart record.
George Ezra’s Wanted On Voyage returned to number one in the album charts, pushing Ed Sheeran’s X to number two.
Ezra’s debut album first hit the top spot in October last year.
Sheeran’s album has spent 27 weeks in the top 10, and was the third biggest-selling artist album of 2014. His single Thinking Out Loud remains at number three.
George Ezra debut album knocked Ed Sheeran off the top spot in the UK charts
The highest new entry went to 21-year-old Philip George, whose debut release Wish You Were Mine, went straight in at number two in the singles chart.
X Factor winner Ben Haenow fell from number two to fourth position with his single Something I Need, which was originally recorded by US pop band OneRepublic.
Kanye West and Paul McCartney’s collaboration, Only One, entered the singles chart at number 35.
The track, which is written from the perspective of Kanye’s late mother Donda, was released on 1 January.
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Elsewhere, rock band Status Quo have become one of only 50 acts to have spent 500 weeks on the album charts.
Acts with the most weeks on the chart include Queen, with 1,457 weeks and The Beatles, who spent 1,406 weeks in …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment