Adele's Easy On Me claims the biggest opening week of 2021 so far on the Official Singles Chart

Adele's new single is set to open with huge sales and streams on the Official UK Singles Chart.

Adele's comeback continues apace as her new single Easy On Me already claims the biggest opening week for a track on the Official Singles Chart in 2021. 

As previously reported by OfficialCharts.com, Easy On Me is soaring towards the top spot this week, set to become her third Number 1 single. View Adele's Official UK Chart history in full here.

In today's Official Chart sales flash (October 20), Easy On Me posts 149,865 chart sales, leapfrogging Olivia Rodrigo, whose track Good 4 U held the biggest week 1 total when it debuted at Number 1 in May with 117,355 chart sales.

With two more days until this week's Official Chart is announced, expect Adele's week 1 figure to grow even further when the Top 40 is revealed on Friday, October 22.

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The last track to score more that 150,000 chart sales in its opening week was the 2020 Official Christmas Number 1, LadBaby's Don't Stop Me Eatin', which racked up 158,000 chart sales. 

Easy On Me will follow Adele's previous chart-toppers Someone Like You (2011) and Hello (2015). The track was co-written by Adele with longtime collaborator Greg Kurstin, whose hits with Adele include Hello and Top 40 hit Water Under The Bridge. Adele's fourth album, 30, is set for release November 19.

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