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U.K. MIDWEEKS: WARNER RULES THE ROOST

Warner Music’s chart domination in the U.K. looks set to continue this week with the label enjoying four entries in both the albums and singles Top 5. UB40 are currently at #2 in the Official Albums race with A Real Labour of Love (Warner Bros.), while Rudimental are battling for the #1 single spot with “These Days” (Asylum).

The Greatest Showman soundtrack (Atlantic) is on course for its ninth week at #1. Ed Sheeran follows at #3 with ÷ (Asylum) and Dua Lipa is at #5 with her self-titled debut (Warner Bros.).

British band Embrace are the second highest new entry at #4 with seventh album, Love is a Basic Need (Cooking Vinyl). Further down, The Breeders are new at #6 with All Nerve (4AD), Tracey Thorn could score her first Top 10 with Record (Caroline) at #7, and Tory Lanez starts at #10 with Memories Don't Die (Virgin EMI).

On the Official Singles midweek chart, Drake has a lead of 1k combined sales with “God’s Plan” (Island), followed by Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen at #2. Portugal. The Man is close behind at #3 with "Feel it Still" (Atlantic), followed by Dua Lipa with “IDGAF” at #4 and “Friends” (Asylum/Atlantic) by Marshmello and Anne-Marie at #5.

Buzzing act Dave is expected to become this week’s highest new entry at #28 with his self-released “Hangman,” while DJ Khaled f/Beyonce, Jay Z and Future’s “Top Off” (Black Butter) is new at #31.

 

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