Sam Fender Heads To Number 1 With Seventeen Going Under


Sam Fender heads to second number 1 on official album chart with second record Seventeen in progress.

Singer-songwriter Geordie currently has a solid 20,000 chart sales lead over closest rival Drake in today’s official chart update, and currently outperforms the rest of the Top 10 combined. .

Sam’s debut album, from 2019 Hypersonic missiles – who rose to number 38 midweek – debuted in first place after winning the BRITs Critics Choice Award the same year. Seen Sam Fender’s official UK chart history here.

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Meanwhile, American heavy metal band Trivium is aiming for its highest ever on official albums charts as tenth album. In the courtyard of the dragon starts at number 3 – on track to be their second UK Top 10 album. Electronic artist James Blake could also reach a career chart top with Friends who break your heart at number 5.

Out of the Top 10, Johnny Flynn’s fifth album Lost in the cedar wood is set to debut at No. 11, as her comeback draws near this Friday, Adele’s 25 is so far up 15 places to number 12, while 21 jumped 23 places to number 25.

New York rock band We Are Scientists’ seventh album Angry looks set for a new entry at number 15, while The Charlatan’s eponymous album opens at number 17 thanks to its first vinyl pressing in 20 years. At number 20, fifth disc of the mysterious music collective Sault To augment could re-enter the chart and surpass its debut at number 99. Only available for 99 days, the album disappeared from sales on October 2.

Alt-pop duo Oh Wonder could land a third Top 40 outing with 22 Break at number 22, Wayward Sons’ Equalize the score considering a new entry at number 23, and Justin Bieber’s Justice soars to number 24 midweek with a new “full” version featuring three additional tracks.

Simon & Garfunkel’s greatest hits could return to the Top 40 at number 29, and finally, the collection of the greatest hits of the English rock band T’Pau The essential pieces for a first number 32.

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