Only two UK debuts in entire top 200 in 2016 to date

Only two UK debuts in entire top 200 in 2016 to date

Only two 2016 debut albums from British artists feature in the entire Top 200 for the year to date, Music Week analysis of the Official Charts Company figures reveals.

The only two debut albums by UK artists released this year to have made the list are Zayn’s Mind Of Mine and Jack Garratt’s Phase.

The former has sold 52,658 copies so far and is the 46th biggest selling album of January to June, while the latter is at No.54 and has sold 47,673 copies.

For further details and more on what these figures mean for up and coming UK artists, see this week's print edition or read Music Week's in-depth analysis here.

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