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U.K. MIDWEEKS: QUEEN RULES

Queen are heading for their first #1 album in the U.K. in almost 25 years with Live Around the World (EMI), featuring Adam Lambert, leading the midweek chart. Over on singles, hip-hop collective D-Block Europe currently have the highest new entry.

Elsewhere on albums, Oasis start the week at #2 with the vinyl reissue of (What’s The Story?) Morning Glory (Big Brother), while Bon Jovi’s  2020 (EMI) is #3 today.

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters could earn a fourth solo Top 10 at #4 with live album Us + Them (Sony Music CG), and CMFT (Roadrunner) from Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor is #5 at the halfway stage.

Blackpink’s The Album (Polydor) is new at #6 and Melanie C’s self-titled Red Girl album starts at #7.

The debut from Britain’s Got Talent head judge Amanda HoldenSongs From My Heart (Universal), is #8, while Roisin Murphy’s Roisin Machine (BMG) starts at #9.

Savage Mode II (Sony) from 21 Savage & Metro Boomin is the most streamed release of the week so far at #10.

On the U.K.’s Official Singles chart, 24kGldn’s Mood (Black Butter) is heading for a third week at #1.

D-Block Europe and Manchester rapper Aitch starts at #13 with the self-released “UFO.” Former chart-topper, “Savage Love (Laxed–Siren Beat)” (RCA) by Jawsh 685 and Jason Derulo, sees the biggest climb of the week so far, rising 10 places since Friday, boosted by a remix from BTS who have added a new verse to the song in Korean.

Elsewhere, Sigala & James Arthur’s “Lasting Lover” (Ministry of Sound) advances four places midweek to a potential new peak at #14.

 

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