Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber’s ‘I Don’t Care’ Leads U.K. Midweek Chart, Lewis Capaldi’s Debut LP Enjoys Hot Start
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber’scollaboration “I Don’t Care” is settling in for a second week at the U.K. singles chart summit, while Lewis Capaldi has taken a huge lead in the race to the albums crown.
Capaldi’s debut album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent (EMI) leads the midweek sales chart by an impressive margin, according to charts compiler the OCC, and may yet be the fastest-selling album of the year so far.
With four days of sales and streams to be tallied in this chart week, the Scot’s LP is roughly 10,000 combined sales behind the first-week total of the current title holder, Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next (Republic). It’s already claimed a handful of records. With 55,575 combined sales across the weekend, Divinely Uninspired is the fastest fastest-selling debut album of 2019 thus far, eclipsing Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Interscope), the OCC reports……….read more