Charts analysis: The Vamps vanquished by Drake

Overcoming a massive initial deficit on sales flashes, Drake’s Scorpion gained strength throughout the week, and tops the album chart for the third straight week, on consumption of 29,393 copies, including 22,806 from sales-equivalent streams.

Drake’s second No.1 album – Views spent two non-consecutive weeks at the summit in 2016 – Scorpion is the first rap album to spend three straight weeks atop the chart since Eminem’s Recovery in 2010 and posted a minuscule 0.80% decrease in sales week-on-week as ...

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