Robbie Williams Congratulated By Gary Barlow On Number One Single With 'Candy'

5 November 2012, 12:02 | Updated: 5 November 2012, 12:05

The singer's latest release topped the Vodafone Big Top 40 over the weekend.

Gary Barlow has sent Robbie Williams a congratulations message after the success of his new single 'Candy' over the weekend.

The Take That frontman, who co-wrote the song with Robbie, posted the message after Robbie's new song was confirmed as this week's number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40.

"Congrats @robbiewilliams on Candy being this weeks number 1!" Gary tweeted, while out at The X Factor UK results show.

Robbie's single 'Candy' rose to number one on the Big Top 40 on Sunday (4th November) for its second week on the chart, ending Labrinth's reign at the top with 'Beneath Your Beautiful'.

"Oh my lord. I'm so happy," Robbie posted in a special message to his fans after the chart position was announced. "Thank you so so much everybody, number one, number one, number one!!! (Sang to the tune of 'Ere We Go')."

Check out the artwork for Robbie's newly released single 'Candy' below:

Last week Robbie confirmed he would be up for rejoining Take That again, after recording with them on 'Progress in 2010, saying he is "ready, willing and able" whenever they want him.

Robbie Williams launched his ninth album 'Take The Crown' this week.