David Bowie's Blackstar set for a second week at Number 1

Plus new entries from Panic! At The Disco and Jack Savoretti.

Following his death last week, the influence of David Bowie looks set to dominate the Official Albums Chart this week.

In today's Update the icon's final studio album Blackstar continues to hold the Number 1 spot, with over 49,700 chart sales since Friday.

Released on Bowie's 69th birthday, just two days before he died, Blackstar gave the star his 10th Number 1 album. See where all David Bowie's singles and albums have previously charted in his Official Chart archive

There's still a big demand for the Thin White Duke: Bowie albums – both classic studio sets and career retrospectives – dominate the Top 40 at this midway stage, taking up 10 slots. 

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Adele's 25 rebounds one place to Number 2, over 28,000 chart sales behind David Bowie at the top, while Panic! At The Disco are on track for a third Top 10 album as Death Of A Bachelor starts at Number 3.

David Bowie's 2002 Best Of Bowie collection leaps 14 places to land at Number 4, and Justin Bieber's Purpose slips a spot to round off our Top 5.

New entries

Aside from Panic! At The Disco (3), there are six new entries on the Official Albums Chart Update.

Following his performance on The Graham Norton Show over the weekend, Jack Savoretti could be heading for a new personal best with Written In Scars going back in at Number 7. The album previously peaked at Number 12 in summer 2015.

The Temperance Movement are on track for a second Top 40 album with White Bear (11), and indie-folk group Daughter are also set to land a second Top 40 with Not To Disappear (12).

Veteran singer-songwriter Paul Carrack is eyeing a first top 20 album with Soul Shadows at Number 19. His previous chart peak as a solo artist was with his Best Of retrospective in 2014, reaching Number 35.

Mystery Jets' Curve Of The Earth starts at 28, and Shawn Mendes' Handwritten could be returning to the Top 40 this Friday – it advances nine places to settle at Number 40 today.

All final positions on this week’s Official Albums Chart will be revealed on Friday, January 22 at 5.45pm.

View this week's Top 100 Official Albums Chart Update in full