The remarkable Sandé, whose debut album Our Version of Events (Virgin EMI/Universal) dropped #3-5, spent its 63rd consecutive week in the U.K. Top 10, which beats the Beatles’ 62-week run for Please Please Me as the debut album with the longest unbroken Top 10 stay in British chart history.

DAFT PUNKS THE U.K. CHARTS

French Duo Racks Up the Year’s Biggest Weekly Sales Total in Britain with 155k Downloads
“Luck” had nothing to do with it.

French electronica duo Daft Punk managed to score the U.K.’s biggest singles sales week by selling 155k downloads of their Columbia hit, “Get Lucky,” landing at #1.

On the album side, Reprise artist Michael Bublé’s To Be Loved sold another 46k units to secure a second week atop the album chart, while red-hot Emeli Sandé scored another sales record of her own.

The Daft Punk single had already sold 50k units in its first two days on sale to debut at #3 last week, prior to the British release of the Random Access Memories album on May 20, a day before it streets in the U.S. In advance of that, the band's 2001 album, Discovery, went #66-23 on the new chart, as all of the group’s catalog albums and singles saw sales boosts.

“Get Lucky” knocked last week’s #1 single, Rudimental’s “Waiting All Night” (Asylum/Warner Music) to #2, with will.i.am’s “Thatpower” (Interscope), featuring Justin Bieber, down #2-3. Calvin Harris’ “I Need Your Love” f/Ellie Goulding, on Columbia, climbed #7-4, while indie Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us” jumped #12-5.

Bublé, who will debut at #1 on HITS Album chart tomorrow, saw his two-week sales soar to 167k. Buzzing U.K. singer/songwriter Frank Turner debuted at #2 on just under 22k with Tape Deck Heart, while Interscope artist will.i.am’s Willpower bowed at #3 with 20k.

The remarkable Sandé, whose debut album Our Version of Events (Virgin EMI/Universal) dropped #3-5, spent its 63rd consecutive week in the U.K. Top 10, which beats the Beatles’ 62-week run for Please Please Me as the debut album with the longest unbroken Top 10 stay in British chart history. The album has now sold 1.83 million copies in the U.K.

Calvin Harris’ 18 Months album went #13-8, as did StereophonicsGraffiti on the Train, chugging #16-11. Glassnote’s Phoenix debuted at a career-best #14 with Bankrupt!

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