'Ding Dong' song sells 52,605 copies

Despite a vigorous online campaign and the furore in the media, 'Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead' finished this week's charts over 5,700 copies behind Duke Dumont.

The single, which has climbing quickly up the charts since entering at Number 54 on Tuesday, has sold a total of 52,605 copies to date.

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Ding Dong song No2 in chart

'Ding Dong! the Witch is Dead' failed to reach number one in the official singles chart despite a campaign to promote the song in the wake of Margaret Thatcher's death. The song, which is from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, reached number two.