JAMES ARTHUR at number one in the UK album charts

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James Arthur debuts at number one in the UK charts with “Bitter Sweet Love”, his fifth album.

For the Middlesbrough-born singer-songwriter it reaches for the second time after 2016’s “Back from the Edge”.

His album is the album with the most digital downloads this week and 74% of its total are physical copies.

In the English rankings i Reytons with their new album “Ballad of a Bystander” debut at number two, while at three we find another new entry i.e The Smile with “Wall of Eyes”.
Other new entries in the top ten at number five with Tom Odell with “Black Friday” hey Future Island who enter at number seven with “People Who Aren’t There Anymore”.

Finally new entry also at number ten with Frank Carter / The Rattlesnake with “Dark Rainbow”.


New week at number one for STICK SEASON by NOAH KAHAN.


“Wall of Eyes” by The Smile is the best-selling vinyl record in the UK.


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