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Rudimental's Home set to debut at the top of the Official Albums Chart

01/05/2013

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Rudimental’s debut album Home looks set to dethrone Michael Buble from the top of the Official Albums Chart this weekend, according to today’s Official Chart Update.

The debut release from the Hackney four-piece has already spawned a couple of chart-toppers on the Official Singles Chart with last summer’s Feel The Love FT John Newman, and the recent Waiting All Night FT Ella Eyre.

The Official Albums Chart Update Top 5 has Michael Buble's To Be Loved is now down to Number 2, Emeli Sande’s record-breaking Our Version Of Events back up from 5 to 3, Pink’s The Truth About Love holding firm at 4, and Will.I.Am’s Willpower drops from 3 to 5.

Find out who comes out on top this Sunday on the Official Chart show with Jameela Jamil on BBC Radio 1 from 4pm, and see the full Official Albums Chart Top 100 on www.officialcharts.com from 7pm.

New entries and high climbers

Last year’s runner up on BBC talent show The Voice, Bo Bruce, is currently riding at Number 6 with debut album Before I Sleep, meaning Bo will be the first Voice artist to score an Official Top 10 hit if the singer maintains her current performance through to Sunday. Returning boyband Blue see Roulette - their first new album in a decade – at Number 7.

Legendary heavy rockers Deep Purple – who first charted on the Official Albums Chart back in 1968 – see their 19th album Now What?! rock up midweek at Number 11, while bluesin’ troubadour Seasick Steve’s sixth album Hubcap Music enters at Number 15. Yorkshire’s Pigeon Detectives’ fourth album We Met At Sea currently sits at 23.

Renewed interest in the Eagles ahead of their forthcoming documentary, History Of The Eagles, has seen their Complete Greatest Hits enter at Number 34, and Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip’s second collaboration as Neon Neon, and their album Praxis Makes Perfect is at Number 39.

Also set to return to the Official Albums Chart Top 40 this weekend is Beyonce’s 4, which has climbed back into the 40 at Number 31. The pop starlet is currently entertaining UK arena crowds on her Mrs Carter Show tour.

Passenger AKA UK singer songwriter Mike Rosenberg, sees his album All The Little Lights climb 14 places from 25-11, and Rihanna’s Unapologetic gains nine places from 28-19.

The Official Albums Chart Update Top 40 is as follows:

1 HOME RUDIMENTAL
2 TO BE LOVED MICHAEL BUBLE
3 OUR VERSION OF EVENTS EMELI SANDE
4 THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE PINK
5 WILLPOWER WILL I AM
6 BEFORE I SLEEP BO BRUCE
7 ROULETTE BLUE
8 UNORTHODOX JUKEBOX BRUNO MARS
9 THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
10 ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS PASSENGER
11 NOW WHAT DEEP PURPLE
12 BAD BLOOD BASTILLE
13 18 MONTHS CALVIN HARRIS
14 GRAFFITI ON THE TRAIN STEREOPHONICS
15 HUBCAP MUSIC SEASICK STEVE
16 TAPE DECK HEART FRANK TURNER
17 NIGHT VISIONS IMAGINE DRAGONS
18 SAVE ROCK AND ROLL FALL OUT BOY
19 UNAPOLOGETIC RIHANNA
20 RED TAYLOR SWIFT
21 HALCYON ELLIE GOULDING
22 PARAMORE PARAMORE
23 WE MET AT SEA PIGEON DETECTIVES
24 BABEL MUMFORD & SONS
25 THE LUMINEERS LUMINEERS
26 NUMBER 3 SCRIPT
27 DISCOVERY DAFT PUNK
28 EVERY KINGDOM BEN HOWARD
29 JAKE BUGG JAKE BUGG
30 TAKE ME HOME ONE DIRECTION
31 4 BEYONCE
32 THE HEIST MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS
33 LES MISERABLES MOTION PICTURE CAST RECORDING
34 THE COMPLETE GREATEST HITS EAGLES
35 BAT OUT OF HELL MEAT LOAF
36 SING TO THE MOON LAURA MVULA
37 DELETED SCENES FROM THE CUTTING ROOM CARO EMERALD
38 THE NEXT DAY DAVID BOWIE
39 PRAXIS MAKES PERFECT NEON NEON
40 RIGHT PLACE RIGHT TIME OLLY MURS

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