Enter Shikari still leading the race to Number 1

Enter Shikari’s third studio album, ‘A Flash Flood of Colour’, is still in the lead in the race to the top of this week’s Official Albums Chart. But Ed Sheeran is catching up!

According to the latest Official Charts Company sales data, Enter Shikari’s third studio album, ‘A Flash Flood of Colour’, is still in the lead in the race to the top of this week’s Official Albums Chart. Should the band’s latest release go to Number 1 this Sunday, it will give the give the St Albans rockers’ their highest ever chart placing.

While Enter Shikari have remained in pole position in every sales flash this week, as we move into the weekend there is still everything to play for.

Spurred on by his four BRIT Awards nominations, Ed Sheeran’s former Number 1 album, ‘+’ (2) is fast closing the gap on Shikari; just 2,500 copies currently separate this week’s candidates for Number 1 and Number 2.

Fellow BRIT nominees Adele (with ‘21’), Bruno Mars (with ‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’) and Coldplay (with ‘Mylo Xyloto’) complete today’s Top 5 contenders.

Make sure you’re following @officialcharts on Twitter to find out the final outcome of this latest chart battle on Sunday.