The 2020s

Stuck at 2: the 2020s

The table below has been created to list every song that reaches #2 in the UK charts during the 2020s (i.e. from January 2020 up to December 2029), but does not make it to the top. When a single is kept off #1 by more than one song, each one is listed, along with how many weeks it kept its rival at #2.

Month Act, Title Weeks at #2 Act and song that kept it at #2
Jan-20 Roddy Ricch, The Box 1 Eminem Ft Juice Wrld, Godzilla
Feb-20 Roddy Ricch, The Box 2 The Weeknd, Blinding Lights
May-20 Doja Cat, Say So 1 Drake, Toosie Slide
May-20 Doja Cat, Say So 1 DaBaby Ft Roddy Ricch, Rockstar
Oct-20 Headie One / AJ Tracey / Stormzy, Ain’t It Different 1 24KGoldn FT Iann Dio, Mood
Oct-20 Headie One / AJ Tracey / Stormzy, Ain’t It Different 1 Internet Money/ Gunna/ Toliver, Lemonade
Nov-20 Billie Eilish, Therefore I am 2 Ariana Grande, Positions
Jan-21 Ed Sheeran, Afterglow 1 Little Mix, Sweet Melody
Jan-21 Anne-Marie/KSI/Digital Farm, Don’t Play 1 Olivia Rodrigo, Drivers License
Jan-21 Kid Laroi, Without You 1 Olivia Rodrigo, Drivers License
Feb-21 Lil Tjay & 6LACK, Calling My Phone 2 Olivia Rodrigo, Drivers License
Mar-21 A1 & J1, Latest Trends 2 Nathan Evans/220Kid/Billen Ted, Wellerman
Apr-21 Justin Bieber/Caesar/Giveon , Peaches 4 Lil Nas X, Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
Jun-21 The Weeknd, Save Your Tears 2 Olivia Rodrigo, Good 4 U
Jun-21 KSI, Holiday 1 Olivia Rodrigo, Good 4 U
Jul-21 Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber, Stay 2 Ed Sheeran, Bad Habits
Jul-21 Dave ft Stormzy, Clash 1 Ed Sheeran, Bad Habits
Aug-21 Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber, Stay 5 Ed Sheeran, Bad Habits
Sep-21 Drake ft Lil Baby, Girls Want Girls 1 Ed Sheeran, Bad Habits
Nov-21
Adele, Oh My God
1
Adele, Easy On Me
Feb-22 Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran, Peru 3 Gaitan/Castillo/Adassa/Feliz, We Don’t Talk About Bruno
Feb-22 Ed Sheeran, The Joker and the Queen 1 Gaitan/Castillo/Adassa/Feliz, We Don’t Talk About Bruno
Feb-22 Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran, Peru 3 Gaitan/Castillo/Adassa/Feliz, We Don’t Talk About Bruno
Mar-22 Aitch/Ashanti, Baby 3 Dave, Starlight
Apr-22 Jack Harlow, First Class 5 Harry Styles, As It Was
May-22 Sam Ryder, Space Man 1 Harry Styles, As It Was
May-22 Harry Styles, Late Night Talking 1 Harry Styles, As It Was
Jun-22 Cat Burns, Go 1 Harry Styles, As It Was
Month Act, Title Weeks at #2 Act and song that kept it at #2

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