9/12/2021

Drake clinches quaternary Number 1 with 'Certified Lover Boy'

dawnsears.com - Drake clinches this calendar week’s Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart amongst Certified Lover Boy, next a close battle alongside Iron Maiden’s 17th studio album Senjutsu.

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Certified Lover Boy finishes alongside 46,000 chart sales, overtaking at the final whistle by only 1,200 units; with the album only available digitally, Drake’s total includes 96% on streaming. Across the album’s 21 tracks, fans inwards the UK racked upwardly seventy.4 one thousand thousand streams.
 
CLB marks Drake’s fourth Number 1 album in the UK, following Views (2016), Scorpion (2018), together with Dark Lane Demo Tapes (2020).

Rock legends Iron Maiden claim the biggest physical free of the calendar week with runner-upward Senjutsu, with 88% of their sales made upwards of physical copies. The band likewise earn this week’s Number 1 on the Official Vinyl Albums Chart.

Meanwhile, London rapper Little Simz claims her beginning Top 5, too indeed Top xl album amongst Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, which debuts at Number 4 too is the biggest-selling album inward independent record shops this calendar week. Close behind at Number 5 is ABBA’s Gold: Greatest Hits album, which lifts seven places next their comeback declaration too is at its highest position since August 2008.

Imagine Dragons bow at Number 7 amongst Mercury – Act 1, their 5th Top x album, together with North East rockers The Wildhearts complete at Number ix alongside 21st Century Love Songs, their second Top x collection.
 

Drum & bass grouping Rudimental return to the Official Chart amongst their quaternary album Ground Control at Number xvi, their 4th Top twenty, spell Tom Grennan’s chart-topping instant album Evering Road returns to the Top 20 thank you to a novel Special Edition featuring five new songs.

Finally, Lady Gaga’s Chromatica re-enters at Number 34 following the release of its novel remix album titled Dawn of Chromatica, which itself bows at 56.