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U.K. CHARTS: BIFFY BAGS THIRD #1
8/21/20

Biffy Clyro have scored their third #1 on the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart with A Celebration of Endings (Warner Records) on 26k sales. Over on singles, Joel Corry and MNEK remain on top for a fifth week.

Taylor Swift’s Folklore (EMI) drops down to #2 on albums while Sea Girls’s are new at #3 with Open Up Your Head (Polydor). Even in Exile (Montyray) from Manic Street Preachers’ frontman James Dean Bradfield ends the week at #6, followed by Brighton folk-punk outfit LevellersPeace (On The Fiddle) at #8.

Burna Boy’s fifth studio album, Twice as Tall (Atlantic), is new at #11, followed by Kate Rusby’s Hand Me Down (Pure Records) at #12.

On the U.K.’s Official Singles Chart, “Head & Heart” by Corry f/MNEK (Atlantic) maintains the top spot with 68,000 sales this week, including 8.2m streams. The track now claims the longest consecutive run at #1 of 2020—The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” (Island) still leads overall with eight total weeks at the top.

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