"Who'd Have Thought It?" Blossoms' Debut Album Is No.1!
The Stockport rockers hold off Giggs from the top spot...
YES LADS! Blossoms have shot straight to the top of the UK Albums Chart with their debut self-titled album!
The Stockport fivesome, our Brand New For 2016 nominees and our current MTV PUSH act, held off Giggs' Landlord by over 9,500 copies to claim the title.
"We're absolutely made up that the album has gone to Number 1," they told OfficialCharts.com. "From the scaffolding yard to the top of the charts, who'd have thought it? Viva Stockport!"
Official Albums Chart Top 5:
1. Blossoms - Blossoms
2. Giggs - Landlord
3. Drake - Views
4. ELO - All Over The World
5. Viola Beach - Viola Beach
Meanwhile over in the Top 40 Singles chart, Justin Bieber held himself from the top spot with his feature on DJ Snake's 'Let Me Love You' entering at No.2 just behind Major Lazers' 'Cold Water', which JB also features on with MØ.
Elsewhere in the Top 40, twenty one pilots' Suicide Squad track saw them shoot up to No.9, gaining them their first UK Top 10 hit, while The Chainsmokers' 'Closer' Ft. Halsey rose to No.12, giving Halsey her first Top 20 in the UK.
Nice work all round we say.
Official Singles Chart Top 5:
1. Major Lazer Ft. Justin Bieber & MØ - Cold Water
2. DJ Snake Ft. Justin Bieber - Let Me Love You
3. Calum Scott - Dancing On My Own
4. Jonas Blue Ft. JP Cooper - Perfect Strangers
5. The Chainsmokers Ft. Daya - Don't Let Me Down
Chart information © Official Charts Company 2016