International Charts Analysis: Gorillaz swing into global charts

The next big thing on the international chart scene will be Humanz, the star-studded new album by Blur frontman Damon Albarn's alternative 'virtual' band Gorillaz. Their first album since 2011's The Fall, Humanz features cameos from Grace Jones, De La Soul, Carly Simon, Mavis Staples and Rag'N'Bone Man, among others, and hurtled to the top of the iTunes rankings in more than 50 countries within hours of release on Friday (April 28).

Meanwhile, the last big new thing - rapper ...

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