UK OCC Charts: 12th - 18th January 2018

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Official Singles Chart Top 100
12 January 2018 - 18 January 2018


The Official UK Top 40 chart is compiled by the Official Charts Company, based on official sales of downloads, CDs, vinyl and audio streams. The Top 40 is broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and MTV, the full Top 100 is published exclusively on OfficialCharts.com.

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1 1 35* Ed Sheeran ft Beyoncé / Andrea Bocelli ~ Perfect
2 2 4 Eminem ft Ed Sheeran ~ River
3 4 12 Rita Ora ~ Anywhere
4 8 6 Ramz ~ Barking
5 6 11 Clean Bandit ft Julia Michaels ~ I Miss You
6 10 12 NF ~ Let You Down
7 NE 1 Bruno Mars ft Cardi B ~ Finesse
8 7 18 MK ~ 17
9 3 16 Big Shaq ~ Man's Not Hot
10 15 7 Craig David ft Bastille ~ I Know You
11 NE 1 Liam Payne and Rita Ora ~ For You
12 19 9 Jason Derulo ft French Montana ~ Tip Toe
13 5 23 Camila Cabello ft Young Thug ~ Havana ***
14 24 6 Jax Jones ft Ina Wroldsen ~ Breathe
15 NE 1 Justin Timberlake ~ Filthy
16 28 2 Keala Settle and The Greatest Showman Ensemble ~ This Is Me
17 9 11 Selena Gomez and Marshmello ~ Wolves
18 23 11 Not3s ft Mabel ~ My Lover
19 14 7 James Arthur ~ Naked
20 11 6 Rak-Su ft Wyclef Jean and Naughty Boy ~ Dimelo
21 17 10 Dave ft MoStack ~ No Words
22 22 10 Raye ft Mr Eazi ~ Decline
23 40 2 Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle, Zac Efron, Zendaya and The Greatest Showman Ensemble ~ The Greatest Show
24 12 17 Post Malone ft 21 Savage ~ Rockstar ***
25 13 27 Dua Lipa ~ New Rules ***
26 46 2 Zac Efron and Zendaya ~ Rewrite The Stars
27 29 9 J Hus ~ Bouff Daddy
28 16 22 Marshmello ft Khalid ~ Silence ***
29 37 5 Camila Cabello ~ Never Be The Same
30 30 6 G-Eazy and Halsey ~ Him & I
31 20 14 Stormzy ft MNEK ~ Blinded By Your Grace, Pt. 2 ***
32 35 24 Portugal. The Man ~ Feel It Still
33 NE 1 Kendrick Lamar and SZA ~ All The Stars
34 25 11 Pink ~ Beautiful Trauma
35 21 53 Ed Sheeran ~ Shape Of You ***
36 18 43 Clean Bandit ft Zara Larsson ~ Symphony
37 44 7 Steel Banglez ft Yungen, MoStack, Mr Eazi and Not3s ~ Bad
38 55 2 Dua Lipa ~ IDGAF
39 31 22 Mabel ft Kojo Funds ~ Finders Keepers
40 54 2 Cardi B ft 21 Savage ~ Bartier Cardi

41 27 18 Sam Smith ~ Too Good At Goodbyes ***
42 50 12 Hailee Steinfeld ft Alesso, Florida Georgia Line and Watt ~ Let Me Go
43 36 14 Charlie Puth ~ How Long? ***
44 33 20 Khalid ~ Young Dumb & Broke ***
45 51 7 G-Eazy ft A$AP Rocky and Cardi B ~ No Limit
46 39 20 CamelPhat and Elderbrook ~ Cola ***
47 34 18 Zayn ft Sia ~ Dusk Till Dawn ***
48 45 10 David Guetta and Afrojack ft Charli XCX and French Montana ~ Dirty Sexy Money
49 26 39 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft Justin Bieber ~ Despacito ***
50 52 16 Post Malone ~ I Fall Apart ***
51 32 21 CNCO and Little Mix ~ Reggaetón Lento ***
52 89 2 Tom Walker ~ Leave A Light On
53 38 23 Pink ~ What About Us? ***
54 41 39 French Montana ft Swae Lee ~ Unforgettable ***
55 71 27 Sigala and Ella Eyre ~ Came Here For Love ***
56 48 22 Stefflon Don ft French Montana ~ Hurtin' Me ***
57 43 9 Eminem ft Beyoncé ~ Walk On Water
58 63 34 Julia Michaels ~ Issues ***
59 59 11 Migos ft Nicki Minaj and Cardi B ~ MotorSport
60 49 22 Avicii ft Rita Ora ~ Lonely Together ***
61 47 49 Ed Sheeran ~ Castle On The Hill ***
62 53 13 Lil Pump ~ Gucci Gang ***
63 56 28 Yungen ft Yxng Bane ~ Bestie ***
64 NE 1 B Young ~ Jumanji
65 66 6 Little Mix ~ Is Your Love Enough?
66 64 2 Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors and Bebe Rexha ~ Home
67 61 12 Taylor Swift ~ Gorgeous
68 60 18 Maroon 5 ft SZA ~ What Lovers Do ***
69 87 5 Fuse ODG ft Ed Sheeran and Mugeez ~ Boa Me
70 80 6 Post Malone ~ Candy Paint
71 68 31 Little Mix ft Stormzy ~ Power ***
72 62 41 The Chainsmokers and Coldplay ~ Something Just Like This ***
73 95 2 SZA and Calvin Harris ~ The Weekend
74 58 26 J Balvin and Willy William ft Beyoncé ~ Mi Gente ***
75 70 37 Lil Uzi Vert ~ XO Tour Llif3 ***

76 42 10 Sam Smith ~ One Last Song ***
77 69 12 Liam Payne ~ Bedroom Floor ***
78 77 9 N.E.R.D. ft Rihanna ~ Lemon
79 93 2 A$AP Ferg ~ Plain Jane
80 65 22 Logic ft Alessia Cara and Khalid ~ 1-800-273-8255 ***
81 76 18 Cardi B ~ Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) ***
82 57 49 Rag'n'Bone Man ~ Human ***
83 RE 2 Taylor Swift ft Ed Sheeran and Future ~ End Game
84 85 53 Ariana Grande ~ One Last Time ***
85 74 20 James Hype ft Kelli-Leigh ~ More Than Friends ***
86 RE 2 Martin Garrix and David Guetta ft Jamie Scott and Romy ~ So Far Away
87 RE 3 Alan Walker ft Noah Cyrus and Digital Farm Animals ~ All Falls Down
88 73 31 Jonas Blue ft William Singe ~ Mama ***
89 81 24 Demi Lovato ~ Sorry Not Sorry ***
90 82 29 Rita Ora ~ Your Song ***
91 84 2 Eminem ft Alicia Keys ~ Like Home
92 NE 1 SL ~ Tropical
93 RE 4 Offset and Metro Boomin ~ Ric Flair Drip
94 NE 1 Sigrid ~ Strangers
95 83 2 Rag'n'Bone Man ~ Grace (We All Try)
96 96 19 Chris Brown ~ Questions ***
97 75 26 Calvin Harris ft Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean ~ Feels ***
98 100 23 Imagine Dragons ~ Thunder ***
99 NE 1 Cliq ft Alika ~ Wavey
100 RE 4 Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato ~ Échame La Culpa


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Official Albums Chart Top 100
12 January 2018 - 18 January 2018


The UK's Top 100 biggest artist albums of the week is compiled by the Official Charts Company, based on sales of CDs, downloads, vinyl and weighted audio streams.

http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/albums-chart/

1 4 3 Motion Picture Cast - The Greatest Showman ~ The Greatest Showman
2 1 45 Ed Sheeran ~ ÷ (Divide)
3 2 10 Sam Smith ~ The Thrill Of It All
4 3 48 Rag'n'Bone Man ~ Human
5 5 4 Eminem ~ Revival
6 6 11 Michael Ball and Alfie Boe ~ Together Again
7 7 13 Pink ~ Beautiful Trauma
8 8 9 Taylor Swift ~ Reputation
9 9 8 Paloma Faith ~ The Architect
10 12 60 Little Mix ~ Glory Days
11 10 9 Elton John ~ Diamonds
12 11 11 Gregory Porter ~ Nat "King" Cole & Me
13 14 10 Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ~ A Love So Beautiful
14 15 6 Pete Tong with The Heritage Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley ~ Ibiza Classics
15 13 7 Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds ~ Who Built The Moon?
16 20 186 Ed Sheeran ~ ×
17 17 14 Liam Gallagher ~ As You Were
18 16 7 André Rieu ~ Amore
19 21 174 Sam Smith ~ In The Lonely Hour
20 24 32 Dua Lipa ~ Dua Lipa
21 19 7 Elbow ~ The Best Of
22 26 287 Eminem ~ Curtain Call: The Hits
23 18 51 George Michael ~ Twenty Five
24 33 53 Post Malone ~ Stoney
25 37 9 Kidz Bop Kids (UK) ~ Kidz Bop 2018
26 29 9 Tears For Fears ~ Rule The World: The Greatest Hits
27 22 6 U2 ~ Songs Of Experience
28 28 46 Stormzy ~ Gang Signs & Prayer
29 25 16 The Killers ~ Wonderful Wonderful
30 32 303 Ed Sheeran ~ +
31 30 227 Oasis ~ Time Flies... 1994-2009
32 23 8 Leading Ladies ~ Songs From The Stage
33 41 60 David Bowie ~ Legacy
34 31 314 Oasis ~ (What's The Story) Morning Glory?
35 47 35 J Hus ~ Common Sense
36 60 8 Phil Collins ~ Take A Look At Me Now... The Complete Studio Collection (box set)
37 27 10 Sheridan Smith ~ Sheridan
38 40 319 Fleetwood Mac ~ The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac
39 46 58 Motion Picture Cast - Moana ~ Moana
40 54 42 Drake ~ More Life

41 51 49 Bruno Mars ~ 24K Magic
42 52 8 Green Day ~ Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band
43 42 714 Fleetwood Mac ~ Rumours
44 34 12 Niall Horan ~ Flicker
45 35 819 Abba ~ Gold: Greatest Hits
46 44 807 Bob Marley and The Wailers ~ Legend
47 58 39 Kendrick Lamar ~ Damn
48 49 807 Queen ~ Greatest Hits
49 43 296 Amy Winehouse ~ Back To Black
50 45 17 Foo Fighters ~ Concrete and Gold
51 68 29 Imagine Dragons ~ Evolve
52 39 73 George Michael ~ Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
53 61 226 Arctic Monkeys ~ AM
54 38 11 Stereophonics ~ Scream Above The Sounds
55 50 261 Oasis ~ Definitely Maybe
56 36 8 Tokio Myers ~ Our Generation
57 59 3 Huncho Jack (Travis Scott and Quavo) ~ Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho
58 57 30 Royal Blood ~ How Did We Get So Dark?
59 48 9 Cliff Richard ~ Stronger Thru The Years
60 53 175 ELO ~ All Over The World: The Very Best Of ELO
61 66 103 Adele ~ 25
62 56 19 The Script ~ Freedom Child
63 73 21 Original Broadway Cast - Hamilton ~ Hamilton
64 74 9 Chris Brown ~ Heartbreak On A Full Moon
65 76 252 Foo Fighters ~ Greatest Hits
66 55 10 Bryan Adams ~ Ultimate
67 63 327 Michael Jackson ~ Number Ones
68 75 63 Motion Picture Cast - Trolls ~ Trolls
69 93 14 Khalid ~ American Teen
70 77 134 Pink ~ Greatest Hits… So Far!!!
71 71 31 London Grammar ~ Truth Is A Beautiful Thing
72 84 10 Demi Lovato ~ Tell Me You Love Me
73 62 67 U2 ~ U218 Singles
74 91 37 Zara Larsson ~ So Good
75 RE 156 The Beatles ~ 1

76 92 119 Jess Glynne ~ I Cry When I Laugh
77 72 26 Prince ~ 4Ever
78 81 90 Little Mix ~ Get Weird
79 87 128 Taylor Swift ~ 1989
80 RE 3 Not3s ~ Take Not3s
81 86 222 Whitney Houston ~ The Ultimate Collection
82 69 29 Kasabian ~ For Crying Out Loud
83 65 9 The Corrs ~ Jupiter Calling
84 RE 12 Lana Del Rey ~ Lust For Life
85 83 35 Harry Styles ~ Harry Styles
86 RE 81 Drake ~ Views
87 79 19 Lorde ~ Melodrama
88 64 9 Bradley Walsh ~ When You're Smiling
89 RE 52 The Weeknd ~ Starboy
90 94 80 Ariana Grande ~ Dangerous Woman
91 100 107 Justin Bieber ~ Purpose
92 90 519 Pink Floyd ~ The Dark Side Of The Moon
93 RE 13 XXXtentacion ~ 17
94 RE 166 Arctic Monkeys ~ Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
95 88 35 Phil Collins ~ The Singles
96 RE 6 Krept & Konan ~ 7 Days
97 RE 112 Red Hot Chili Peppers ~ Greatest Hits
98 RE 2 G-Eazy ~ The Beautiful & Damned
99 RE 18 Paramore ~ After Laughter
100 98 185 Bon Jovi ~ Greatest Hits


159 NE NF - Perception

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Source: OCC / Radio 1

*Weeks on top 100 chart as listed on OCC site.
**Complete total of all entries in brackets.
***ACR affected tracks.
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Postby Robbie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:02 pm

Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran's scores sixth week at singles summit

by Alan Jones

Parent album ÷ is no longer No.1 – but Perfect, the fourth single from the set, spends its sixth straight week atop the singles chart for Ed Sheeran.

Eclipsing Camila Cabello's five-week topper, Havana, Perfect becomes the longest reigning No.1 since Despacito spent six weeks at No.1 for Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber last May/June.

Including sales and streams of Sheeran's original album version and duet versions with Beyonce and Andrea Bocelli, Perfect had a combined tally of 49,550 sales (including 34,319 from sales-equivalent streams) in the week, the smallest of its reign. Sales of Sheeran's River collaboration with Eminem are falling at a slower rate, and the track spends its third week at No.2 in total and its second in a row, on sales of 41,440 copies.

The highest new entry to the Top 75 this week is Finesse, which debuts at No.7 (24,443 sales) to become the 11th Top 10 hit thus far for Bruno Mars and the first for Cardi B. The original version of Finesse is on Mars' third album, 24K Magic, and has sold a little over 50,000 copies since the album's release in 2016, without previously making the Top 75. Cardi B's addition to the track is driving its success, though sales and streams of Mars' original are counted alongside the new version. Cardi B, of course, had two new entries and a re-entry to the Top 75 last week, and two of them make gains again, with Bartier Cardi (feat. 21 Savage) advancing 54-40 (9,039 sales) and No Limit – a G-Eazy track featuring A$AP Rocky & Cardi B – climbing 51-45 (7,652 sales). Motor Sport – a No.49 single last November that credits Migos, Nicki Minaj & Cardi B – holds at No.59 (5,858 sales).

No.4 on paid-for sales in the latest frame but only No.28 on streaming, I Know You jumps 15-10 (21,102 sales) for Craig David feat. Bastille, becoming the former's 14th Top 10 hit, the latter's third.

Elsewhere in the Top 10 there are new peaks for Barking (8-4, 28,777 sales) by Ramz, I Miss You (6-5, 27,383 sales) by Clean Bandit feat. Julia Michaels and Let You Down (10-6, 24,605 sales) by NF.

Completing the Top 10, Rita Ora's Anywhere advances 4-3 (28,927 sales), MK's 17 slips 7-8 (24,356 sales) and Big Shaq's Man's Not Hot falls 3-9 (23,052 sales). After returning to the Top 10 last week, Camila Cabello's Havana (feat, Young Thug) and Selena Gomez & MarshMello's Wolves leave again, descending 5-13 (18,798 sales) and 9-17 (17,205 sales), respectively.

Eleven months after Zayn & Taylor Swift's I Don't Wanna Live Forever – from the soundtrack of Fifty Shades Darker – peaked at No.5, Zayn's former One Direction bandmate Liam Payne and Rita Ora debut at No.11 (20,930 sales) with For You, the introductory single from the third and last film in the Fifty Shades trilogy, Fifty Shades Freed. It is No.2 on paid-for sales and No.50 on streaming.

Filthy is the introductory single from Justin Timberlake's upcoming fifth solo album, Man Of The Woods, and debuts at No.15 (17,707 sales). It is the 36-year-old singer/songwriter's first hit since 2016 smash Can't Stop The Feeling!, which reached No.2 and is by far the biggest-selling of his 38 Top 75 entries (including 10 from his earlier career as a member of 'N Sync) with a to-date tally of 1,639,030 sales.

Also new to the chart are All The Stars (No.33, 10,196 sales), a collaboration between Kendrick Lamar and SZA that serves as the first single from the soundtrack to the upcoming superhero film Black Panther; Leave A Light On (89-52, 7,102 sales, the introductory hit for Scottish-born Manchester-raised singer/songwriter Tom Walker; Jumanji (No.64, 4,893 sales), the introductory hit for London rapper B Young; and The Weekend (95-73, 4,247 sales) by SZA, who thus scores her second and third hits simultaneously.

Jumping 24-14 (18,324 sales) on its sixth chart appearance, Breathe becomes the fourth Top 20 hit thus far for Londoner Jax Jones, and the first for Norwegian singer Ina Wrodlsen.

While The Greatest Showman leaps to the top of the album chart, three songs from the soundtrack album make handsome gains on the singles chart. They are: This Is Me (28-16, 17,685 sales) by Keala Settle & The Showman Ensemble, The Greatest Show (40-23, 14,338 sales) by Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle, Zac Efron & Zendaya and Rewrite The Stars (46-26, 12,441 sales) by Zac Efron & Zendaya. Because of the primary artist rule, eight more songs from the album are 'starred out' of the Top 75, three of them in the Top 40. It is particularly tough on Loren Allred, who isn't even in the film, and would be in the Top 40 with Never Enough were it to be on her own album rather than on The Greatest Showman.

Also reaching new peaks within the Top 75 are: Tip Toe (19-12, 19,462 sales) by Jason Derulo feat. French Montana, My Lover (23-18, 16,215 sales) by Not3s, Bouff Daddy (29-27, 11,995 sales) by J Hus, Never Be The Same (37-29, 11,814 sales) by Camila Cabello, Bad (44-37, 9,528 sales) by Steel Banglez, Yungen, MoStack, Mr. Eazi & Not3s, IDGAF (55-38, 9,240 sales) by Dua Lipa and Let Me Go (50-42, 8,091 sales) by Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso feat. Florida Georgia Line & Watt,

Overall singles sales are up 5.16% week-on-week to 14,995,633, 34.03% above same week 2017 sales of 11,188,142. Streams accounted for 13,937,749 sales, a record 92.95% of the total. Paid-for sales are down 7.71% week -on-week at 1,057,884, and are 38.91% below same week 2017 sales of 1,731,822. They are below same-week, previous-year sales for the 232nd week in a row.

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Postby Robbie » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:04 pm

Charts Analysis: The Greatest Showman topples Ed Sheeran

by Alan Jones

Previously dethroned by albums from Kasabian, The Beatles, London Grammar, The Vamps, Queens Of The Stone Age and Eminem, Ed Sheeran's ÷ loses leadership of the chart for the seventh time, falling to No.2 (22,788 sales) behind the Motion Picture Cast Recording of The Greatest Showman.

The soundtrack album to the current hit film about Barnum & Bailey Circus king P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman includes contributions from the film's stars Zac Efron, Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle, Zendaya, Michelle Williams and from Loren Allred, who is not in the film but provides the vocals for the character Jenny Lind.

Jumping 4-1 on sales of 26,445 copies (10,990 from streams) – the lowest for a No.1 for 14 weeks – The Greatest Showman is the first soundtrack album to top the artist album chart since La La Land last February. Benj Pasek & Justin Paul wrote the songs for The Greatest Showman, and also contributed to the La La Land soundtrack.

Its sales up 55.05% week-on-week, The Greatest Showman stands alone in a little changed Top 10 in which every other title declined at least 20%.

The rest of the Top 10: The Thrill Of It All (2-3, 14,498 sales) by Sam Smith, Human (3-4, 13,120 sales) by Rag'N'Bone Man, Revival (5-5, 12,725 sales) by Eminem, Together Again (6-6, 8,742 sales) by Michael Ball & Alfie Boe, Beautiful Trauma (7-7, 8,380 sales) by Pink, Reputation (8-8, 7,823 sales) by Taylor Swift, The Architect (9-9, 7,202 sales) by Paloma Faith and Glory Days (12-10, 7,201 sales) by Little Mix.

Elton John's Diamonds (10-11, 6,843 sales) exits the Top 10.

January is always a month of attrition in the album chart, and this year is certainly no exception, with most existing chart entries suffering seasonal shrinkage, and new releases thin on the ground. The highest new arrival on the Top 200 is Perception (No.159, 861 sales) by Christian rapper NF, which makes its debut 14 weeks after release, as his single Let You Down advances 10-6.

Six weeks after exiting the Top 40, Take A Look At Me Now: The Complete Studio Collection dashes 60-36 (2,803 sales) for Phil Collins. Comprising all eight of Collins' solo albums, the set is available both in a more sturdy box set in which each album is clad in a gatefold sleeve, and in a no frills edition, where the albums are in less substantial sleeves housed in a clamshell box. It is the latter edition that accounts for all but five of the album's sales this week, not least because its price at Amazon has been slashed to £8.99, little more than a pound a unit.

With its fifth hit IDGAF continuing to climb the singles chart (55-38), Dua Lipa's eponymous debut album follows last week's 45-24 sprint with a more gentle advance to No.20 (4,200 sales). Even so, that leaves it at its highest chart position for 12 weeks.

Rapper Post Malone's debut album, Stoney, likes going on runs. It peaked at No.10 last October – the culmination of seven straight rises, some 45 weeks after its release. It then dipped for nine weeks in a row, falling as low as No.69 before turning around three weeks ago. It continues its comeback this week, advancing 33-24 to achieve its highest chart placing for nine weeks. Sales of 3,600 copies in the week raise its cumulative sales to 130,828.

The 71st anniversary of David Bowie's birth and the second anniversary of his death were both encompassed in the latest sales week. The OCC marked the occasion by revealing that – including sales-equivalent streams – 2 million Bowie albums and 3.1m Bowie singles have sold in the interim. The only Bowie title present in either chart this week however is November 2016 compilation Legacy, which advances 41-33 (2,943 sales) to achieve its highest chart position for 43 weeks, while increasing its cumulative sales to 249,971.

DJ Colin Francis' mix album After Party is the only new entry to the Top 50 of the compilation chart, opening at No.3 (6,840 sales). Now That's What I Call Music! 98 tops the chart for the eighth straight week, shifting a further 13,039 copies. It has sold 630,071 copies since release but is trailing 31.13% behind same stage sales of 914,880 for 2016 equivalent Now! 95, and is on course to be the lowest selling regular winter Now! album for more than 25 years.

Overall album sales are down 10.10% week-on-week at 1,725,397, 5.90% above same week 2017 sales of 1,629,307. Streaming accounted for 885,417 sales – a record 51.32% of the total. It is the first time streams have topped 50% of overall sales. Meanwhile, sales of paid-for albums are down 21.05% week-on-week at 839,980, 20.55% below same week 2017 sales of 1,057,183.

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Postby Blondini » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:17 pm

While The Greatest Showman leaps to the top of the album chart, three songs from the soundtrack album make handsome gains on the singles chart. They are: This Is Me (28-16, 17,685 sales) by Keala Settle & The Showman Ensemble, The Greatest Show (40-23, 14,338 sales) by Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle, Zac Efron & Zendaya and Rewrite The Stars (46-26, 12,441 sales) by Zac Efron & Zendaya. Because of the primary artist rule, eight more songs from the album are 'starred out' of the Top 75, three of them in the Top 40. It is particularly tough on Loren Allred, who isn't even in the film, and would be in the Top 40 with Never Enough were it to be on her own album rather than on The Greatest Showman.
To be clear, her voice IS in the film, as the singing voice dub for the actress Rebecca Ferguson.
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Postby Wayne » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:09 pm

Pleased that the OST hanged on and dethroned Sheeran.

Bad sales though.
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Postby borderwolf » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:30 pm

Ed Sheeran Bumped on U.K. Album Chart by 'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack
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1/12/2018 by Paul Sexton

Meanwhile, Sheeran's "Perfect" single starts a sixth week at No. 1.

Ed Sheeran has finally been upstaged on the U.K. album chart, by the Atlantic/Warner soundtrack of The Greatest Showman. But Sheeran still rules the singles market, as "Perfect" (Asylum/Warner) starts a sixth week at No. 1.

It was last February that a soundtrack album last topped the U.K. listings, when La La Land made the grade. The score for The Greatest Showman features songs by the cast, including Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya and Michelle Williams, and three tracks from it are in the top 30 of the new singles chart: the multi-artist "This Is Me" at No. 16 and "The Greatest Show" at No. 23, with Efron and Zendaya's "Rewrite The Stars" at No. 26.

Sheeran's ÷ (Divide) is thus nudged down to No. 2, with Sam Smith's The Thrill of It All (Capitol/Universal) and Rag 'n' Bone Man's Human (Best Laid Plans/Sony) each down a place at Nos. 2 and 3 respectively. Eminem holds at No. 5 with Revival (Interscope/Universal). Little Mix bounce back 12-10 with Glory Days (Syco Music/Sony). Now That's What I Call Music 98 leads the compilation chart for an eighth straight frame.

"Perfect" keeps its singles crown as Eminem's "River," on which he guests, stays at No. 2. Rita Ora's "Anywhere" (Atlantic/Warner) moves up again, 4-3, with Ramz' "Barking" (Polydor/Universal) up 8-4. "I Miss You" (Atlantic/Warner Music) by Clean Bandit featuring Julia Michaels moves back 6-5.

There are two titles new to the singles top 10: Bruno Mars' "Finesse" (Atlantic/Warner) featuring Cardi B arrives at No. 7, while "I Know You" (Speakerbox Recordings) by Craig David featuring Bastille improves 15-10.
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Postby Robbie » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:19 pm

Breakdown of sales for 'The Greatest Showman'

Total: 26,445

Physical: 5,467
Downloads: 9,988
Streams: 10,990
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