Official Charts Analysis: Sam Smith returns to top Singles and Albums Charts


Sam Smith came from behind to win a spectacular Mother's Day double on Sunday, with debut album In The Lonely Hour trouncing midweek chart leader Madonna, and his new Comic Relief version of Lay Me Down, re-cast as a duet with John Legend, springing to the top of the singles chart, in which Flo Rida was the midweek leader.

Undoubtedly benefitting both from Mother's Day gift-buying and his performance (with Legend) of Lay Me Down on BBC1's Red Nose ...

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