Olivia Rodrigo‘s latest album, “GUTS,” has claimed the top spot on the Official Albums Chart, marking her second Number 1 album. According to data from the Official Charts Company, “GUTS” not only ranks as the best-selling album of the week but also the most-streamed. With 60,300 chart units, it has outsold the rest of the albums in the Top 10 combined.
This impressive achievement places Olivia Rodrigo’s “GUTS” as the fourth-largest opening week for an album in 2023, following releases by Lewis Capaldi, Ed Sheeran, and Taylor Swift. Additionally, her debut album from 2021, “SOUR,” has made a remarkable comeback, jumping 10 places to reclaim a spot in the Top 10, securing Number 8.
Holding steady at Number 2 is American rapper Travis Scott’s former chart-topper “Utopia,” closely followed by Merseyside indie rockers The Coral’s 11th studio album, “Sea of Mirrors,” at Number 3, marking their seventh Top 10 album. “Sea of Mirrors” also takes the Number 1 position on the Official Record Store Chart. The Coral’s accompanying collection, “Holy Joe’s Coral Island Medicine Show,” debuts in the Top 40 at Number 36.
Roisin Murphy’s “Hit Parade” secures the Number 5 spot, becoming her fourth Top 40 album, while legendary duo The Chemical Brothers’ tenth studio album, “For That Beautiful Feeling,” bows in at Number 6, adding to their impressive list of Top 10 albums.
Rapper M Huncho enters the Top 10 with his second studio album, “My Neighbours Don’t Know,” landing at Number 9.
Outside the Top 10, Romy, the vocalist of The xx, makes her solo debut with “Mid Air,” which enters at Number 15. Further down the chart, alternative group Public Service Broadcasting debuts at Number 28 with “This New Noise.”
Mercury Prize winners and London jazz quintet Ezra Collective see their 2022 album, “Where I’m Meant to Be,” return to the Top 40 following last week’s ceremony, enjoying a remarkable week-on-week boost of 1858%.
Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 live recording, “Rumours Live,” becomes their 21st Top 40 collection, entering at Number 34. Finally, jazz drummer and composer Yussef Dayes achieves his second career Top 40 with his debut solo album, “Black Classical Music,” landing at Number 37.