Rather Be

Rather Be by Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, February 1, 2014 spending 4 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The song debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart and was the third fastest-selling single of 2014, and the highest-selling January single since "Spaceman" by Babylon Zoo in 1996. The song spent four weeks at number one, selling over one million copies since release and becoming only the seventh single to go 3× Platinum. "Rather Be" also reached number one in eleven additional countries, was the bestselling single of 2014 in the Netherlands, was the tenth highest-selling single of the 2010s decade in the UK, and is certified Platinum or higher in eleven countries. In the United States, the song peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was placed at number four on Billboard's 10 Best Songs of 2014 list. "Rather Be" has also become an international hit in part due to the song's video becoming a viral hit on YouTube. Filmed in Tokyo and featuring Haruka Abe, it has over 570 million views. It won the Best Dance Recording category at the 2015 Grammy Awards in the United States.

Rather Be FAQs

Who sang Rather Be?

Rather Be was performed by Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne

What year did Rather Be get to the UK number 1 spot?

Rather Be first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, February 1, 2014

How long was Rather Be at number 1 in the UK?

Rather Be spent 4 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.