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U.K. MIDWEEKS: SHEERAN SAILS AHEAD

Ed Sheeran is heading for #1 on the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart, with - (Atlantic) shifting more than 56k so far. Over on singles, Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding remain on top.

At the midweek point, - (aka Subtract) looks set to become Sheeran’s sixth U.K. #1. It has already claimed the title of 2023’s fastest-seller, surpassing the 41k chart units sold by Lana Del Rey’s Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd. (Polydor).

NinesCrop Circles 2 (Warner Records) remains at #2 today, with the self-released debut project by Manchester rapper Tunde, First Lap, new at #3. The first solo album by Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan, The Reckoning (Destruct), is #4. Irish band Therapy? could claim its third Top 10 with Hard Cold Fire (Marshall), starting at #9.

On the U.K.’s Official Singles midweeks, “Miracle” (Columbia) by Harris and Goulding looks set for a fifth week at #1.

“Cupid” (Parlophone) by Fifty Fifty is up one to #8, while “Baby Don’t Hurt Me” (Warner Music) by David Guetta, Anne-Marie and Coi Leray rises two to #11. Sheeran has this week’s highest new entry with “Curtains,” at #10, followed by “Boat” at #12.

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