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U.K. MIDWEEKS: BEYONCÉ HOLDS AT #1
2/26/24

Beyoncé’s “TEXAS HOLD ‘EM” (Columbia/Parkwood) is set for a second week at #1 on the U.K.’s Official Singles Chart. Over on albums, Rod Stewart and Jools Holland are heading for the top.

“Lose Control” (Atlantic) by Teddy Swims is Bey’s closest competition at #2 today.

Djo is expected to claim his first U.K. Top 10 single this week with “End of Beginning” (AWAL) up three to #8. “Alibi” (Atlantic) by Ella Henderson & Rudimental could enter the Top 10 on Friday at #8.

With the BRIT Awards taking place on Saturday, Rising Star winners The Last Dinner Party head toward #10 with their debut single “Nothing Matters” (Island). Central Cee’s surprise new release, “I Will” (Columbia), is heading for a #18 debut.

On the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart, Swing Fever (Rhino), the first collaboration album between Stewart and Holland, leads the midweek race.

The Snuts are #2 with third set Millennials (Happy Artist). Red Rum Club’s Western Approaches (Modern Sky) could become their first Top 10 record; it starts at #3.

Potter Payper could have his third Top 5 entry with Thanks for Hating (36TL) at #4. Nadine Shah’s Filthy Underneath (EMI North) could be her first Top 10 at #8. Ghett’s fourth set, On Purpose, With Purpose (Warner Music U.K.), is #19.

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