Lewis Capaldi's Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent passes one million UK chart sales

The album has not left the Official Albums Chart since it was first released last May.

Lewis Capaldi is celebrating today as his debut album Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent hits the 1 million UK chart sales milestone, as confirmed by Official Charts Company combined sales and streams data.

Alongside the sales landmark, the Scottish singer-songwriter's inaugural album is now placed as the fifth longest-running solo artist album for consecutive weeks in the Official Albums Chart Top 10, having not left the Top 10 for an unbroken run of 68 weeks. DUTAHE is Number 9 on this week's Official Albums Chart.

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Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent has so far notched up 10 non-consecutive weeks at Number 1 in the UK, including returning to the top spot on the first anniversary that it first reached Number 1.

This puts Lewis ahead of the likes of Emeli Sande’s Our Version Of Events (66 weeks), and is only bettered by Ed Sheeran (÷, 76 weeks and X, 74 weeks), Adele’s 21 (71 weeks), and Sam Smith’s In The Lonely Hour (69 weeks).

Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent claimed the biggest opening week of streams ever for a debut album on release last May. It was also 2019's fastest-selling debut album, and was last year's biggest album overall.

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