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The Combined "Official UK Top 40" and "iTunes" Chart of 2016

WHITE text on BLACK denotes RADIO 1's Chart positions (LEFT).

BLUE text on RED denotes iTunes Chart positions (RIGHT).

1 Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla - 'One Dance' (Cash Money) 1
2 Lukas Graham - '7 Years' (Warner Bros) 2
3 SIA - 'Cheap Thrills' (Monkey Puzzle/RCA) 7
4 Mike Posner - 'I Took A Pill In Ibiza' (Island) 6
5 Calvin Harris // Rihanna - 'This Is What You Came For' (Columbia) 3
6 Zara Larsson - 'Lush Life' (Black Butter)  
7 Chainsmokers featuring Halsey - 'Closer' (Disruptor/Columbia)  
8 Justin Bieber - 'Love Yourself' (Def Jam) 8
9 Rihanna featuring Drake - 'Work'  (Roc Nation/Virgin EMI)  
10 Justin Timberlake - 'Can't Stop The Feeling!'  (RCA) 4
11 Shawn Mendes - 'Stitches' (Island) 9
12 Calum Scott - 'Dancing On My Own' (Instrumental) 5
13 Jonas Blue & Dakota - 'Fast Car' (Positiva/Virgin EMI) 10
14 Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber & - 'Cold Water' (Because)  
15 Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign - 'Work From Home' (Syco)  
16 Justin Bieber - 'Sorry' (Def Jam)  
17 Chainsmokers featuring Daya - 'Don't Let Me Down' (DIsruptor/Columbia)  
18 Drake featuring Rihanna - 'Too Good' (Cash Money/Republic)  
19 James Arthur - 'Say You Won't Let Go' (Syco)  
20 Major Lazer featuring Nyla & Fuse ODG - 'Light It Up' (Because)  
21 Coldplay - 'Hymn For The Weekend' (Parolophone)  
22 Kungs vs Cookin' On 3 Burners - 'This Girl' (Kungs/3Beat)  
23 DNCE - 'Cake By The Ocean' (Republic)  
24 Zayn - 'Pillowtalk'  (RCA)  
25 DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber - 'Let Me Love You' (Interscope)  
26 Tinie Tempah featyring Zara Larsson - 'Girls Like' (Parlophone)  
27 Shawn Mendes - 'Treat You Better' (Island)  
28 Alan Walker - 'Faded' (Relentless)  
29 Jonas Blue featuring JP Cooper  - 'Perfect Strangers' (Positiva/Virgin EMI)  
30 Galantis - 'No Money' (Atlantic)  
31 TwentyOne Pilots - 'Stressed Out' (Fueled By Ramen)  
32 Gnash featuring Olivia O'Brien - 'I Hate U, I Love U' (Atlantic)  
33 Clean Bandit featuring Louisa Johnson - 'Tears' (Atlantic)  
34 Weeknd featuring Daft Punk - 'Starboy' (XO/Republic)  
35 Justin Bieber - 'What Do You Mean?' (Def Jam)  
36 Desiigner - 'Panda' (Good/Def Jam)  
37 Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul & Anne-Marie - 'Rockabye' (Atlantic)  
38 TwentyOne Pilots - 'Heathens' (Atlantic)  
39 Little Mix - 'Shout Out To my Ex' (Syco)  
40 Snakehips featuring Tinashe & Chance The Rapper - 'All My Friends' (Hoffman West)  

WHITE text on BLACK denotes RADIO 1's Chart positions (LEFT).

BLUE text on RED denotes iTunes Chart positions (RIGHT).

PLEASE NOTE:  Big Top 40 did not produce an End Of Year chart for 2016, hence using the published Apple/iTunes Top 10 for comparison purposes.

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