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U.K. MIDWEEKS: POST IN POLE POSITION

Post Malone has entered at #1 on the U.K.’s midweek Official Albums Chart with beerbongs & bentleys (Island), while two new homegrown releases from Blossoms and Anne-Marie start at #3 and #4. 

Malone’s debut Stoney charted at #10 in 2016. He’s since had a #1 single in Blighty with “Rockstar” f/21 Savage in 2017 and a #4 hit “Psycho” f/Ty Dolla $ign earlier this year. 

The second highest new albums entry this week is most likely from British band Blossoms, who are at #3 with second album, Cool Like You (Virgin EMI); they hit #1 with their debut in 2016. Atlantic-signed singer Anne-Marie, who has had #1 singles success as a featured artist with Clean Bandit, has released her long-awaited debut, Speak Your Mind, which currently sits at #4.

Janelle Monae is #6 with Dirty Computer (Atlantic), followed by For Now (BMG) by Australian rockers DMA’s at #7.

Over on the Official Singles midweek update, Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa are on course for a third week at #1 with “One Kiss” (Columbia/Warner Bros.).

Ariana Grande’s  “No Tears Left to Cry” (Island) follows at #2 with Drake is at #3 with “Nice for What” (Island) and “Freaky Friday” (BMG) by Lil Dicky and Chris Brown  at #4. The new single from Anne-Marie, “2002,” has climbed three places to #5.

 

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