Published Sunday, 18 August 2013
The pop star's song Burn has debuted with 117,000 first-week sales to topple Miley Cyrus' We Can't Stop, which falls to three on the new Official Charts Company countdown. Avicii's Wake Me Up claims the number two spot.
Thrilled Goulding said: "It was always my dream to have a U.K. number one single and it's been a long time coming."
Meanwhile, Lady Gaga returns to the top five with her new hit Applause, which debuts at five.
Britain's Got Talent duo Richard and Adam Johnson have landed a third week atop the album chart with their debut, The Impossible Dream.
Rudimental climbs five places to two, while Imagine Dragons stay put at three.