U2 on course for chart glory with Songs Of Experience

U2 on course for chart glory with Songs Of Experience

The Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash is in. 

U2 have sped to the top of the albums chart, while Ed Sheeran is back in familiar territory in the singles list.

Sheeran’s Perfect is in top spot thanks to 43,976 sales, ahead of Rita Ora’s Anywhere (16,123 sales) and Camila Cabello’s Havana (14,999 sales). A sure sign that Christmas is on the way, Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You shoots 22-4, while Wham’s Last Christmas completes the Top 5 with 11,624 sales.

U2 have shifted 28,543 copies of Songs Of Experience, and sit in first place ahead of Sam Smith’s The Thrill Of It All (21,513 sales). Sheeran’s ÷ rises 4-3 with sales of 20,744, Michael Ball & Alfie Boe are at No.4 with Together Again (16,350 sales) and Pink jumps 10-5 with 13,185 sales. 

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

SINGLES:

LW POSN

POSN

TITLE

ARTIST

LABEL

WKS

3

1

PERFECT

ED SHEERAN

ASYLUM

30

2

2

ANYWHERE

RITA ORA

ATLANTIC

7

1

3

HAVANA

CAMILA CABELLO FT YOUNG THUG

SYCO MUSIC

18

22

4

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU

MARIAH CAREY

COLUMBIA

105

29

5

LAST CHRISTMAS

WHAM

RCA

61

5

6

MAN'S NOT HOT

BIG SHAQ

ISLAND

11

4

7

SILENCE

MARSHMELLO FT KHALID

MINISTRY OF SOUND

17

6

8

I MISS YOU

CLEAN BANDIT FT JULIA MICHAELS

ATLANTIC/POLYDOR/REPUBLIC

6

55

9

FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK

POGUES FT KIRSTY MACCOLL

RHINO

104

10

10

17

MK

COLUMBIA

13

9

11

WOLVES

SELENA GOMEZ & MARSHMELLO

INTERSCOPE

6

8

12

BLINDED BY YOUR GRACE - PT 2

STORMZY FT MNEK

MERKY

14

16

13

LET YOU DOWN

NF

EMI

7

12

14

ROCKSTAR

POST MALONE FT 21 SAVAGE

REPUBLIC RECORDS

12

13

15

FINDERS KEEPERS

MABEL FT KOJO FUNDS

POLYDOR

17

85

16

DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS

BAND AID

MERCURY

55

11

17

NAKED

JAMES ARTHUR

SYCO MUSIC

2

87

18

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

SHAKIN' STEVENS

EPIC

60

18

19

COLA

CAMELPHAT & ELDERBROOK

DEFECTED

15

17

20

YOUNG DUMB & BROKE

KHALID

RIGHT HAND MUSIC

15

15

21

HOW LONG

CHARLIE PUTH

ATLANTIC

9

25

22

I KNOW YOU

CRAIG DAVID FT BASTILLE

SPEAKERBOX RECORDINGS

2

98

23

I WISH IT COULD BE CHRISTMAS EVERYDAY

WIZZARD

RHINO

58

36

24

WHAT ABOUT US

PINK

RCA

18

21

25

NEW RULES

DUA LIPA

WARNER BROS

23

23

26

NO WORDS

DAVE FT MOSTACK

DAVE

5

7

27

TOO GOOD AT GOODBYES

SAM SMITH

CAPITOL

13

20

28

WALK ON WATER

EMINEM FT BEYONCE

INTERSCOPE

4

34

29

DECLINE

RAYE FT MR EAZI

POLYDOR

5

NEW

30

MISS YOU

LOUIS TOMLINSON

SYCO MUSIC

1

19

31

REGGAETON LENTO (REMIX)

CNCO & LITTLE MIX

SYCO MUSIC

16

27

32

GUCCI GANG

LIL PUMP

WARNER BROS

8

24

33

MI GENTE

J BALVIN/WILLY WILLIAM

UMLE

22

54

34

BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA

PINK

RCA

6

32

35

ONE LAST SONG

SAM SMITH

CAPITOL

5

26

36

BEDROOM FLOOR

LIAM PAYNE

CAPITOL

7

30

37

TIP TOE

JASON DERULO FT FRENCH MONTANA

WARNER BROS

4

14

38

DUSK TILL DAWN

ZAYN FT SIA

RCA

13

35

39

DIRTY SEXY MONEY

GUETTA/AFROJACK/XCX/MONTANA

PARLOPHONE

5

33

40

LONELY TOGETHER

AVICII FT RITA ORA

ATLANTIC/POSITIVA

17

 ALBUMS:

LW POSN

POSN

TITLE

ARTIST

LABEL

WKS

NEW

1

SONGS OF EXPERIENCE

U2

ISLAND

1

2

2

THE THRILL OF IT ALL

SAM SMITH

CAPITOL

5

4

3

DIVIDE

ED SHEERAN

ASYLUM

40

5

4

TOGETHER AGAIN

MICHAEL BALL & ALFIE BOE

DECCA

6

10

5

BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA

PINK

RCA

8

1

6

WHO BUILT THE MOON

NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING

SOUR MASH

2

3

7

GLORY DAYS

LITTLE MIX

SYCO MUSIC

55

6

8

CHRISTMAS WITH ELVIS AND THE RPO

ELVIS PRESLEY

SONY MUSIC CG

9

8

9

THE ARCHITECT

PALOMA FAITH

RCA

3

14

10

CHRISTMAS

MICHAEL BUBLE

REPRISE

67

9

11

A LOVE SO BEAUTIFUL

ROY ORBISON/RPO

SONY MUSIC CG

5

15

12

DIAMONDS

ELTON JOHN

MERCURY/UMC

4

NEW

13

IBIZA CLASSICS

PETE TONG/HERITAGE OR/BUCKLEY

POLYDOR/UMC/UMOD

1

13

14

HUMAN

RAG'N'BONE MAN

BEST LAID PLANS/COLUMBIA

44

12

15

REPUTATION

TAYLOR SWIFT

EMI

4

7

16

AMORE

ANDRE RIEU

DECCA

2

16

17

NAT KING COLE & ME

GREGORY PORTER

BLUE NOTE

6

17

18

AS YOU WERE

LIAM GALLAGHER

WARNER BROS

9

20

19

LISTEN WITHOUT PREJUDICE - VOL 1

GEORGE MICHAEL

SONY MUSIC CG

58

11

20

THE BEST OF

ELBOW

POLYDOR

2

NEW

21

ON AIR

ROLLING STONES

POLYDOR

1

24

22

TWENTY FIVE

GEORGE MICHAEL

AEGEAN

96

18

23

SHERIDAN

SHERIDAN SMITH

EAST WEST

5

22

24

OUR GENERATION

TOKIO MYERS

SYCO MUSIC

3

19

25

CHRISTMAS WITH

DANIEL O'DONNELL

DMG TV

2

23

26

WHEN YOU'RE SMILING

BRADLEY WALSH

SONY MUSIC CG

4

26

27

IN A WINTER LIGHT

ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG

EAST WEST

2

NEW

28

LIFE & SOUL

TOMMY BLAIZE

UMOD

1

NEW

29

ORCHESTRATED

MIDGE URE

BMG

1

NEW

30

VERSATILE

VAN MORRISON

EXILE

1

33

31

SCREAM ABOVE THE SOUNDS

STEREOPHONICS

PARLOPHONE

6

28

32

SONGS FROM THE STAGE

LEADING LADIES

EAST WEST/RHINO

3

27

33

WEMBLEY OR BUST

JEFF LYNNE'S ELO

RCA

3

21

34

FROM THE TOP

ANTON DU BEKE

POLYDOR

2

31

35

KIDZ BOP 2018

KIDZ BOP KIDS

RAZOR & TIE

4

38

36

X

ED SHEERAN

ASYLUM

181

34

37

GANG SIGNS & PRAYER

STORMZY

MERKY

41

35

38

RULE THE WORLD - THE GREATEST HITS

TEARS FOR FEARS

EMI

4

NEW

39

YOU MAKE IT FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS

GWEN STEFANI

INTERSCOPE

1

41

40

FLICKER

NIALL HORAN

CAPITOL

7

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