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Nathan Evans’ sea shanty Wellerman goes to number one in UK chart

Nathan Evans’ sea shanty Wellerman goes to number one in UK chart

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Official Charts CompanyScottish postman-turned-social media sensation Nathan Evans has reached number one in the UK charts with his version of a 19th Century sea shanty.Evans first found fame on TikTok by singing traditional seafaring songs, before being offered a record deal and giving up his day job.A pop remix of one song, Wellerman, has spent seven weeks in the top three but has now finally reached the top spot."We've done it! Unbelievable, I'm speechless," he said."Everybody's support has been absolutely fantastic, thank you each and every one of you. We made it!"His rise to number one comes after an appearance on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway last weekend.Wellerman was thought to have been written by New Zealand whalers about an employee of the Weller Brothers shipping compan...