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Radio 2 Top 20: U2 inches closer to the number one spot

Editorial Staff

By Garvia Bailey

Back on top

Haim hold on to the top spot again this week. Este, Danielle and Alana have come a long way from playing in a band with their mom and dad. Nicely done ladies! Here’s their number one song, "The Wire."

U2 celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela in song

It was 1976 when U2 officially launched their stellar career. Yes, we’re talking close to 40 years of making great music from this band of pop rockers from Dublin. They continue their climb up the chart in at number four, with "Ordinary Love," featured in the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

The chart:

1. Haim, "The Wire" (same)

2. Broken Bells, "Holding on for Life" (up two)

3. Serena Ryder, "Fall" (down one)

4. U2, "Ordinary Love" (up 3)

5. Sweet Alibi, "I'll Wait" (same)

6. Sam Roberts Band, "We're All in This Together" (same)

7. Kings of Leon, "Temple" (up five)

8. Arcade Fire, "Afterlife" (up one)

9. Lindy, "The Limit" (down six)

10. Bruce Springsteen, "High Hopes" (up three)

11. Pearl Jam, Sirens (down three)

12. Bobby Bazini feat Serena Ryder, "To Love Somebody" (up three)

13. The Treasures, "Gonna Wait" (up seven + hotshooter)

14. Kodaline, Love Like This (new entry)

15. Alejandra Ribera, I Want (down four)

16. Billie Joe & Norah, "Long Time Gone" (down six)

17. Boy and Bear, "Southern Sun" (up two)

18. The Wilderness of Manitoba, "Southern Winds" (down three)

19. Blue Rodeo, Morning Sun (re-entry)

20. Sharon Jones, "Stranger to My Happiness" (down four)

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