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BLIGHTY'S BEST SELLERS IN Q1
4/3/20

The best-selling albums and singles in the U.K. of Q1 2020 have been revealed by the Official Charts Company, with releases by Lewis Capaldi, Stormzy, The Weeknd and Tones & I topping the lists.

Universal and Warner rule the Top 5 singles chart with two and three entries respectively (The Weeknd, Lewis Capaldi and Tones & I;  Roddy Ricch and Stormzy/Ed Sheeran/Burna Boy).

The two labels also dominate the albums Top 5, with three releases for UMG (Lewis Capaldi, Eminem, Billie Eilish) and two for Warner (Stormzy, Ed Sheeran).

Sony counts two Top 10 selling singles (from SAINt JHN and Arizona Zervas) and four Top 10 albums (Harry Styles, J Hus, BTS, Tom Walker).

In the Top 10 singles chart, just one release arrived this year—“The Box” (Atlantic) by Ricch. On albums, there are three entries from 2020: Music to be Murdered by from Eminem, Big Conspiracy by J Hus and Map of the Soul—7 from BTS. There are four British acts on singles and six on albums.

Official Singles Chart 2020 Q1

  1. “Blinding Lights” The Weeknd (Island)
  2. “Dance Monkey” Tones & I (Parlophone)
  3. “Before You Go” Lewis Capaldi (Virgin EMI)
  4. “The Box” Roddy Ricch (Atlantic)
  5. “Own It” Stormzy/Ed Sheeran/Burna Boy (Atlantic)
  6. “Don’t Start Now” Dua Lipa (Warner Records)
  7. “Someone You Loved” Lewis Capaldi
  8. “Roses” SAINt JHN (HITCO/Ministry of Sound)
  9. “Roxanne” Arizona Zervas (Columbia)
  10. “Everything I Wanted” Billie Eilish (Polydor)

Official Albums Chart 2020 Q1

  1. Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent Lewis Capaldi (Virgin EMI)
  2. Heavy is the Head Stormzy (Atlantic)
  3. Music to be Murdered by Eminem (Polydor)
  4. When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go? Billie Eilish (Polydor)
  5. No.6 Collaborations Project Ed Sheeran (Atlantic)
  6. Fine Line Harry Styles (Columbia)
  7. Big Conspiracy J Hus (Black Butter)
  8. Map of the Soul — 7 BTS (Big Hit)
  9. Hollywood’s Bleeding Post Malone (Island)
  10. What a Time To Be Alive Tom Walker (Relentless)

 

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