Harry Styles has quickly established himself as one of the biggest names in music, and rightfully so - his self-titled debut album of soft rock balladry has elevated Harry back to Number 1 around the world, but this time as a soloist.
Harry's inaugural LP hit top spot in the UK in its first week, shifting a combined chart sales total of 57,000 units, 47,000 of which comprised of physical sales and digital downloads. That's more paid-for sales in one week than Mind of Mine, the debut album that his fellow One Direction band member Zayn has sold since its April 2016.
The album also peaked at Number 1 on the Official Vinyl Albums Chart, outselling the likes of Paul Weller. We'll leave it to you to decide whether that means that Harry's music is heightening the appeal of the vinyl format to his younger demographic, or whether his music is appealing to a broader range of people than ever before.
So, how's the album performing elsewhere in the world?
Harry has pulled one over on Zayn in the US as well; while Malik will always hold onto being the first ever solo male from the UK to debut at Number 1 on the Billboard 200, Harry's combined chart sales total of 230,000 (193k of which were physical and digital purchases, according to Billboard) eclipses Zayn's figure of 155,000, 112,000 coming from traditional sales.
The previous best opening week tally from a UK male was Sam Smith's Number 2-peaking In The Lonely Hour, but his impressive 166,000 sum pales in comparison to Harry's.
Over in Australia, Harry debuted at Number 1 also, ending Ed Sheeran's streak at Number 1 that lasted 13 weeks. It was a similar story in Ireland and The Netherlands too as Harry toppled Ed from the summit.
Harry's record has also reached Number 1 in Belgium, Canada, The Czech Republic, Scotland plus territories in the Middle East and South East Asia.
Not bad going for your debut album right?