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U.K. MIDWEEKS:  TIME FOR CRAIG DAVID

Craig David is the highest new entry on the U.K’s Official Albums midweeks, with seventh studio set The Time Is Now (Insanity) currently sitting at #2. Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa are second-highest at #4 with Black Coffee (J&R Adventures), while Drake looks set to stay at the top of singles with “God’s Plan” (Island). 

The Greatest Showman soundtrack (Atlantic) could be in for its fourth week at #1 on albums. Behind Black Coffee, Machine Head start at #5 with Catharsis (Nuclear Blast). Migos are currently #6 with Culture II (Quality Control). 

Further down, Django Django eye a third Top 40 with Marble Skies (Because Music) at #12, Marmozets aim for a second with sophomore album Knowing What You Know (Roadrunner) at #15, and a 30th anniversary of Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds (Sony) starts at #18. The debut album from cellist Sheku Kanneh-MasonInspiration (Decca), is new at #20 midweek.

Over on the Official Singles midweek chart, Drake is on course for a second week at #1, while his Migos collaboration “Walk It Talk It” (Quality Control) is new at #30 and his own “Diplomatic Immunity” is at #36. 

Sigrid is currently top of the iTunes chart with “Strangers” (Island), which is one of seven discounted 59p tracks in the Top 10. It's #4 on the Official Chart, rising 10 places from last week’s #14.

Craig David and Bastille’s “I Know You” (Insanity) jumps five places to #5 following the release of David’s album. “Barking” (Polydor) by Ramz stays at #2 and “River” (Interscope) by Eminem and Ed Sheeran does the same at #3.

 

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