As Christmas draws ever closer, plenty of albums perfect for stocking filling are being released this week.
#NewMusicFriday sees The Script and Michael Ball & Alfie Boe both vie for their third consecutive Number 1 albums with Sunsets & Full Moons and Back Together respectively. The Irish group's last two records No Sound Without Silence and Freedom Child topped the Official Albums Chart, while Ball & Boe's previous records Together and Together Again both reached the top spot, with the former also being the 2016 Christmas Number 1 album.
George Michael's glittering back catalogue takes centre stage on the soundtrack to new movie Last Christmas which also features the new single This Is How, Simply Red put out their 12th studio album Blue Eyed Soul, and Snow Patrol share Reworked, a collection of new reinterpretations of their signature songs plus three new tracks.
There are also big compilation albums this week including Now That's What I Call Music! 104, and Timefall, the soundtrack to new video game Death Stranding which features new songs from the likes of CHVRCHES, Bring Me The Horizon and Major Lazer x Khalid.
Also look out for deluxe edition albums out by Andrea Bocelli, Jamie Cullum, John Legend, Sting, Tom Walker and Tori Kelly.
On the singles front, Jessie Ware has dropped new single Mirage (Don't Stop), while Young T & Bugsey follow-up their Top 10 smash Strike A Pose with new track Don't Rush ft. Headie One. Dave has surprised released Paper Cuts, Coldplay have released the title track from their new album Everyday Life, and Panic! At The Disco share Into The Unknown from the Frozen 2 soundtrack.
Xmas fever is very much in the air with new yuletide songs from Robbie Williams, Jack Savoretti, Jonas Brothers, Alessia Cara and Lukas Graham.