There’s no shaking Ed Sheeran from atop the Official Charts in the U.K. as ÷ (Atlantic) registers its fifth week at #1 and “Shape of You” scores its 13th consecutive week atop the singles chart with “Galway Girl” at #2 for the fifth week.
Divide moved 108k equivalent units this week, pushing its cume to 1.5m and topping Rag’n’Bone Man’s Human (Columbia) at #2, Drake’s More Life (YMCMB/Republic) and the week’s top newcomer, Jamiroquai’s Automaton (Virgin), at #4.
Mute’s Goldfrapp sored earn their fifth Top 10 album with Silver Eye at #6; it was the week’s top-seller on vinyl. Among the rookies, Kidz Bop Kids’ Kidz Bop (UMOD) comes in at #7, Mastodon Emperor of Sand (Reprise) is #11 and Bob Dylan’s three-album set Triplicate (Columbia) is #17.
Only two new titles appear in the Top 30 on the singles side: Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope) debuts at #21 and Calvin Harris f/Pharrell Williams & Ariana Grande’s “Heatstroke” (Columbia) is #25. Moving into the Top 10 for the first time are Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” (Interscope), rising two slots to #9, and Julia Michaels’ “Issues” (Polydor), which climbs three places to #10. Clean Bandit f/ Zara Larsson’s “Symphony” (Atlantic) rises to a new peak at #3.
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