Number one for Ellie Goulding

Herefordshire pop siren Ellie Goulding has scored her first ever number one single with Burn scorching its way to the top of the charts.

Ellie Goulding at Capital Summertime Ball this year Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

Goulding sold 40,000 copies more than number two single, Wake Me Up by Avicii.

Since winning the Brits Critics' Choice Award in 2010, Goulding has clocked up an impressive run of 10 UK Top 40 hit singles (including Burn), two top five albums and a performance at Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding reception in April 2011.