In a battle more intense than The Hunger Games, One Direction and Rihanna are ferociously slogging it out at the top of the charts this week, both hoping to get a number one single.

The midweek charts have revealed Rihanna is less than 250 copies behind One Direction, as they try to WHOOP her single Diamonds with their new track Live While We’re Young.

one direction 250 copies ahead of rihanna

HOWEVER, the game could all be changed once Adele releases her single – and soundtrack to the next James Bond film – Skyfall, this Friday.

Who, dear Scapers, are you hoping gets the number one spot?

 



One Direction Take Me Home tracklisting – with explanations from Liam Payne and Savan Kotecha

A count of Niall Horan’s nipples in Live While We’re Young video. Yes, really.

Figures from Official Charts Company