Thanks J Hus storms to Number 1 on this week’s Official Albums Chart as his brand-new album Big Conspiracy sees off competition from Pet Shop Boys and Eminem.
The London singer-songwriter and rapper’s second record takes the top spot with 24,000 chart sales, 96% of which came from streaming.
Big Conspiracy follows J Hus’s debut album Common Sense, which peaked at Number 6 in 2017 and spent over 100 weeks in the Official Albums Chart Top 100. View J Hus's full Official UK Chart history.
Three songs from Big Conspiracy feature in this week's Official Singles Chart: Play Play ft. Burna Boy is the week's highest new entry at 11, the album's title track ft. iceè tgm is new at 19, and and Repeat ft. Koffee, is in at 21.
Last week’s Number 1, Eminem’s Music To Be Murdered By, drops to Number 2, and Pet Shop Boys’ 14th studio album Hotspot is new at Number 3, earning the duo an impressive 17th Top 10 record. Hotspot is this week’s best-selling album on vinyl, landing at Number 1 on the Official Vinyl Albums Chart.
M Huncho enters at Number 5 with Huncholini The 1st, the trap wave artist’s first Top 10 album; Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go? lifts three places to Number 7 after cleaning up at the Grammys earlier this week, and Dave Clark Five retrospective All The Hits lands at Number 10, marking their first Top 10 appearance in 41 years.
Further down this week’s Official Albums Chart Top 40, Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic narrowly miss out on a Top 10 debut for their fifth album Power at 11, James Blunt’s Once Upon A Mind re-enters at Number 15 following the success of its latest single Monsters, and Scottish trio Peat & Diesel make their Official UK Chart debut at 27 with Light My Byre.
Article image: William Spooner/Wonderland