Ava Max’s debut album heaven Hell (Atlantic) leads early to a classic British chart race.
heaven Hell leads an action-packed midweek chart Live in the roundhouse (Sony Music CG), the 2019 live recording of Saucerful of Secrets, the prog rock super group of Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason.
The top 5 are tightly bundled halfway through.
According to the Official Charts Company, only 1,700 chart sales separate heaven Hell from the current fifth album, Potter Payper’s Training day 3 (2020 Potter Payper).
Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ also cracks in third place Tea for the Tillerman 2 (UMC), a re-recording of the veteran singer-songwriter̵
Hip-hop outfit Run The Jewels re-enter in fourth place RTJ4 (BMG) after its publication in physical formats. Meanwhile, Alicia Keys’ latest attempt Alicia (RCA) starts at number 7 on the charts, one place ahead of that of Australian country star Keith Urban The speed of now (Capitol Nashville), No. 8. If it holds its position, speed Urban will do his first UK Top 10 album.
In the British single chart race, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallions “WAP” (Atlantic) win back the lead and bring 24KGoldn’s “Mood” (Black Butter) with Iann Dior to second place. “Mood” briefly took the lead on the First Look chart, which records sales and streaming activity for the first 48 hours in the chart cycle.
The official UK singles and album charts will be released last Friday, local time.