The Voice UK 2018 winner Ruti leads singles chart
Congratulations to Ruti Olajugbagbe, who has been crowned the winner of The Voice UK on Saturday night (Apr. 7). The 18-year-old singer leads the way at No. 1 on the Official Chart with her rendition of The Cranberries’ 1992 classic Dreams, which saw her claim victory over fellow finalists Donel Mangena, Belle Voci and Lauren Bannon.
Ruti’s Dreams is currently outperforming new releases by Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa, whose brand new track One Kiss starts at Number 2, and Drake, whose new single Nice For What was surprise-released over the weekend and starts at Number 8.
Previous winners of The Voice UK who have entered the Top 40 with their winner’s singles are 2013 winner Andrea Begley with My Immortal at Number 30, 2015 champion Stevie McCrorie with Lost Stars at Number 6, 2016 winner Kevin Simm landed at 24 with All You Good Friends.