Elton John set a new record in the UK charts with his latest single, ‘Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)’.
The track, which also features Dua Lipa, is taken from John’s upcoming collaborative album, “The Lockdown Sessions”.
As the Official card company Note, ‘Cold Heart’ entry into the UK’s top 10 singles last month – where it currently sits at number two – means John has now scored a top 10 song in the UK in six different decades.
‘Cold Heart’ is John’s 33rd UK Top 10 single, the first being released in 1971 with ‘Your Song’ (which reached seventh place).
The feat means John has now passed Elvis Presley, Cher, Cliff Richard, Michael Jackson, and David Bowie, who have each racked up at least one top 10 single in five different decades.
John has scored seven number one UK singles during his career, including 1997’s “Candle In The Wind 97 / Something About The Way You Look Tonight” (which is the UK’s best-selling single of all. time).
He could be celebrating his eighth number one this week if ‘Cold Heart’ (PNAU Remix) replaces Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shivers’ at the top.
John and Sheeran are set to team up for a joint Christmas single this year.
“Elton called me on Christmas Day to say Merry Christmas. Elton calls me almost every day, ”Sheeran told Dutch radio. NPO Radio 2 earlier this month. “He said, ‘Step Into Christmas is number 6 on the charts! I want to do another Christmas song – will you do it with me? “
Of what to expect from the song, Sheeran said, “It’s just me and him. It’s good.”