Manic Street Preachers take early lead in albums chart

Manic Street Preachers take early lead in albums chart

The Official Charts Company Midweek Sales Flash is in, and Manic Street Preachers look set for a battle with The Greatest Showman OST in the albums chart. 

The Manics’ Resistance Is Futile has an early lead, with 18,153 sales earning top spot over the OST, which has moved 14,040 units. Kylie Minogue is at No.3 with Golden (6,869 sales), George Ezra is at No.4 with Staying At Tamara’s (6,696 sales) and The Damned are at No.5 with new LP Evil Spirits (5,212 sales).

Meanwhile, in the singles chart, Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa collaboration One Kiss has shifted 25,404 copies so far, usurping Drake’s Nice For What (22,052 sales) at the top. Sales of 19,985 put Lil Dicky at No.3 with Freaky Friday, while Rudimental’s These Days (12,893 sales) and George Ezra’s Paradise (12,785 sales) complete the Top 5.

You can view the official Top 40 singles and albums charts below.

SINGLES:

LW POSN

POSN

TITLE

ARTIST

LABEL

WKS

3

1

ONE KISS

CALVIN HARRIS & DUA LIPA

COLUMBIA/WARNER BROS

2

1

2

NICE FOR WHAT

DRAKE

CASH MONEY/REPUBLIC RECORDS

2

2

3

FREAKY FRIDAY

LIL DICKY FT CHRIS BROWN

BMG/COMMISSION

5

4

4

THESE DAYS

RUDIMENTAL/GLYNNE/MACKLEMORE

ASYLUM

13

5

5

PARADISE

GEORGE EZRA

COLUMBIA

13

9

6

LULLABY

SIGALA & PALOMA FAITH

MINISTRY OF SOUND

8

6

7

FRIENDS

MARSHMELLO & ANNE-MARIE

ASYLUM/ATLANTIC

10

8

8

FEEL IT STILL

PORTUGAL THE MAN

ATLANTIC

38

7

9

THIS IS ME

SETTLE/GREATEST SHOWMAN ENS

ATLANTIC

16

11

10

MEANT TO BE

BEBE REXHA FT FLORIDA GEORGIA

PARLOPHONE

12

12

11

THE MIDDLE

ZEDD/MAREN MORRIS/GREY

INTERSCOPE

12

10

12

PSYCHO

POST MALONE FT TY DOLLA SIGN

REPUBLIC RECORDS

8

15

13

SAY SOMETHING

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE FT STAPLETON

RCA

12

13

14

JUMANJI

B YOUNG

COLUMBIA

15

16

15

GOD'S PLAN

DRAKE

CASH MONEY/REPUBLIC RECORDS

13

17

16

CALL OUT MY NAME

WEEKND

REPUBLIC RECORDS/XO

3

18

17

LOVE LIES

KHALID & NORMANI

COLUMBIA

9

NEW

18

LET ME

ZAYN

RCA

1

25

19

ANSWERPHONE

BANX & RANX/ELLA EYRE/BANE

PARLOPHONE

5

19

20

IN MY BLOOD

SHAWN MENDES

EMI

4

NEW

21

CHUN-LI

NICKI MINAJ

CASH MONEY/REPUBLIC RECORDS

1

NEW

22

BARBIE TINGZ

NICKI MINAJ

CASH MONEY/REPUBLIC RECORDS

1

20

23

LOOK ALIVE

BLOCBOY JB FT DRAKE

WARNER BROS

10

27

24

BE CAREFUL

CARDI B

ATLANTIC

3

22

25

BREATHE

JAX JONES FT INA WROLDSEN

POLYDOR

20

23

26

BAD VIBE

M O/LOTTO BOYZZ/MR EAZI

OPERATOR

12

21

27

IDGAF

DUA LIPA

WARNER BROS

16

40

28

I LIKE IT

CARDI B/BAD BUNNY/J BALVIN

ATLANTIC

2

39

29

MAD LOVE

SEAN PAUL/GUETTA/BECKY G

ISLAND

9

24

30

SAD

XXXTENTACION

BAD VIBES FOREVER

7

26

31

A MILLION DREAMS

ZIV ZAIFMAN/JACKMAN/WILLIAMS

ATLANTIC

6

29

32

SANCTIFY

YEARS & YEARS

POLYDOR

6

28

33

NEVER ENOUGH

LOREN ALLRED

ATLANTIC

6

36

34

VROOM

YXNG BANE

DISTURBING LONDON

5

59

35

MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC

PALOMA FAITH

RCA

2

55

36

GERMAN

EO

COLUMBIA

2

31

37

WHAT I WANNA

MOSTACK

VIRGIN

7

33

38

PERFECT

ED SHEERAN

ASYLUM

49

***

***

THE OTHER SIDE

HUGH JACKMAN & ZAC EFRON

ATLANTIC

0

56

39

FLAMES

DAVID GUETTA FT SIA

PARLOPHONE

4

35

40

FINE LINE

MABEL FT NOT3S

POLYDOR

13

ALBUMS:

LW POSN

POSN

TITLE

ARTIST

LABEL

WKS

NEW

1

RESISTANCE IS FUTILE

MANIC STREET PREACHERS

COLUMBIA

1

2

2

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

MOTION PICTURE CAST RECORDING

ATLANTIC

18

1

3

GOLDEN

KYLIE MINOGUE

BMG

2

3

4

STAYING AT TAMARA'S

GEORGE EZRA

COLUMBIA

4

NEW

5

EVIL SPIRITS

DAMNED

SEARCH AND DESTROY/SPINEFARM

1

7

6

DIVIDE

ED SHEERAN

ASYLUM

59

6

7

INVASION OF PRIVACY

CARDI B

ATLANTIC

2

11

8

DUA LIPA

DUA LIPA

WARNER BROS

46

9

9

MY DEAR MELANCHOLY

WEEKND

REPUBLIC RECORDS/XO

3

NEW

10

OPEN ROAD

GARY BARLOW

SONY MUSIC CG

38

43

11

A REAL LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40 FT ALI/ASTRO/MICKEY

UMC

7

NEW

12

THE 5.98 EP - GARAGE DAYS RE-REVISITED

METALLICA

UMC/VIRGIN

1

NEW

13

EMBER

BREAKING BENJAMIN

SPINEFARM

1

13

14

THE THRILL OF IT ALL

SAM SMITH

CAPITOL

24

NEW

15

ISAAC GRACIE

ISAAC GRACIE

VIRGIN

1

NEW

16

CHANGESTWOBOWIE

DAVID BOWIE

PARLOPHONE

1

17

17

THE VERY BEST OF

FLEETWOOD MAC

WSM

537

14

18

X

ED SHEERAN

ASYLUM

200

21

19

THE ARCHITECT

PALOMA FAITH

RCA

22

20

20

BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA

PINK

RCA

27

31

21

AM

ARCTIC MONKEYS

DOMINO RECORDINGS

241

18

22

TIME FLIES - 1994-2009

OASIS

BIG BROTHER

367

23

23

HUMAN

RAG'N'BONE MAN

BEST LAID PLANS/COLUMBIA

63

33

24

REPUTATION

TAYLOR SWIFT

EMI

23

19

25

CURTAIN CALL - THE HITS

EMINEM

INTERSCOPE

506

4

26

AMERICA

30 SECONDS TO MARS

INTERSCOPE

2

34

27

LEGACY

DAVID BOWIE

PARLOPHONE

75

30

28

LEGEND

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS

TUFF GONG

1061

25

29

KIDZ BOP SUMMER '18

KIDZ BOP KIDS

RAZOR & TIE

4

41

30

WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT I'M

ARCTIC MONKEYS

DOMINO RECORDINGS

454

16

31

WANTED ON VOYAGE

GEORGE EZRA

COLUMBIA

152

NEW

32

THE GREATEST HITS

TINA TURNER

RHINO

1

26

33

GLORY DAYS

LITTLE MIX

SYCO MUSIC

74

40

34

RUMOURS

FLEETWOOD MAC

RHINO/WARNER BROS

519

27

35

STONEY

POST MALONE

REPUBLIC RECORDS

71

35

36

MOANA

MOTION PICTURE CAST RECORDING

WALT DISNEY

72

NEW

37

THE STRAIGHT HITS

JOSH T PEARSON

MUTE

1

38

38

CAMILA

CAMILA CABELLO

SYCO MUSIC

14

55

39

ONLY HUMAN

CALUM SCOTT

CAPITOL

6

NEW

40

PTX PTS TOP POP - VOL 1

PENTATONIX

RCA

1

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