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U.K. MIDWEEKS: CALVIN FEELS IT OUT

It’s a tight chart battle this week for the #1 Official Singles spot in the U.K. as Calvin Harris' “Feels” (Columbia) sits behind “Despacito” (Polydor) by just 500 combined sales at halfway stage. Over on albums, Def Leppard’s 30th anniversary reissue of Hysteria (UMC/Virgin) is the highest new midweek entry at #5.

This week’s highest riser on singles is Sony’s Spanish remix of Enrique Iglesias’ “Subeme La Radio” (RCA) featuring Sean Paul and 2016 U.K. X Factor winner Matt Terry, moving to #3 from #12. Rudimental f/James Arthur are up four places with “Sun Comes Up” (Atlantic) at #4, followed by Dua Lipa, who also rises four places with “New Rules (Warner Bros.) at #5. 

Others making gains include The Script with “Rain” (Sony) up 21 places to #10, while Jax JonesDemi Lovato and Stefflon Don collab “Instruction” (Polydor) flies eight places to #14. 

Over on the Official Albums Chart, Ed Sheeran is back at #1 with ÷ (Atlantic), followed by last week’s chart-topper Arcade Fire at #2 with Everything Now (Columbia). 

John Denver's The Ultimate Collection (Sony) has risen to #3 from #10, followed by Rag’n’Bone Man with Human(Columbia) at #4. 

The second highest new entry behind Def Leppard is Black Grape—a duo formed of Happy Mondays member Shaun Ryder and Ruthless Rap Assassins’ Paul ‘Kermit’ Leveridge—with their first album for 20 years, Pop Voodoo(UMC). Further down, a reissue of David Bowie and Trevor Jones’ Labyrinth OST is a new entry midweek at #8.

 

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