Weekend peaking at number one on the UK album chart.
Canada’s newest R&B singer, Dawn FM (Republic Records / XO), number one midweek chart and set as the first title released in 2022 topping the Official UK Albums Chart.
If Dawn FM Still on track, it will join previous leaders of The Weeknd The beauty behind the madness (since 2015) and After many hours (In 2020).
After a weekly tally of new releases, the latest leaderboard blast features several new titles, including the predicted #1 spot for The Weeknd’s fresh, nostalgic attempt. .
Coming in at #2 on the Official Graph Update is By David Bowie postscripts Toy (Toy box), an independent release of the 2000 scrapped album of the same name by the late British artist.
If the Parlophone release keeps its momentum, it will mark The Thin White Duke’s 35th UK Top 10 album.
Bowie, who turned 75 last Saturday, has two additional albums in the Top 40. A photo disc celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of Bowie. Pretty good too could bring Bowie’s classic album back to the Top 10, at number 8; while reminiscing his career Heritage can rise to 17th place.
Atlanta Gunna got second place in the UK Top 10 on his pass list with DS4Ever (300 Entertainment). The new American rapper’s third studio effort is at #5 on the chart.
Finally, Scottish alternative rock singer Twin Atlantic breaks into the Top 10 with their new album transparent (The Staple Diet), new at number 10. Twin Atlantic previously flew into the top tier in 2016 with GLA (via Red Bull), reaching 9th place.
The UK’s official singles and albums chart is released late Friday local time.
https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/the-weeknd-dawn-fm-no-1-midweek-uk-1235017503/ The Weeknd’s ‘Dawn FM’ reaches No. 1 in the UK – Billboard