The Modfather’s new document turns into his sixth chart-topping album within the UK, and hits the highest spot this week with 91% bodily gross sales. See Paul Weller’s full chart historical past.
Celebrating the information, Weller tells OfficialCharts.com:
“To have individuals like an album and need to purchase it’s by no means taken with no consideration by me, so to have it go to No 1 makes it much more particular.”
Weller’s new entry extends his run of No 1 success throughout 5 a long time, first topping the chart in 1982 with The Jam earlier than touchdown solo Quantity 1s within the 90s, 00s, 10s and 20s.
With six solo Quantity 1s, Weller joins acts together with Pink Floyd, Blur, Phil Collins and The Killers, who’ve all landed six chart-topping albums.
Weller holds off sturdy competitors from J. Cole’s The Off-Season which opens at Quantity 2, claiming probably the most album streams in a single week of 2021 thus far. The entry marks his third Prime 10 album within the UK and matches the height of Cole’s earlier album, 2018’s KOD. Final week’s No 1, Rag’n’Bone Man’s Life By Misadventure, drops to three.
Elsewhere within the Prime 10, alt-pop icon St Vincent debuts at Quantity four with sixth album Daddy’s House, which turns into her highest-peaking LP within the UK but. Proper behind, US rockers The Black Keys debut at Quantity 5 with Delta Kream, which turns into their fourth UK Prime 10 album.
One other new entry at Quantity 9, BRIT Award-winning soul singer Jorja Smith’s languid new mission Be Proper Again turns into her second Prime 10 document.
In the meantime, Nicki Minaj’s re-release of her 2009 debut mixtape Beam Me Up Scotty, that includes collaborations with Lil Wayne and Drake, is straight in at Quantity 19. Myles Kennedy arrives at Quantity 20 with solo document The Ides of March.
Lastly, debuting at Quantity 31 is Brixton rapper Deno, who earns his first Prime 40 entry with debut mixtape Boy Meets World.