After the tragic news of his passing this week, the legends of rock Meat Loaf charts three albums in this week’s Top 40, including two Top 10s. The top album is his debut album from 1977. Bat Out Of Hell – the album that was downloaded most frequently this week. It is ranked at number 3 to set a new record high for the album. It initially climbed to number 9.
Meat Loaf also ranks at number 5 in the most popular hits collection Hits Out Of Hell, which is the most streamed album of the week in UK and Bat Out of Hell 2: Back Into Hell finishes at 24th place.
In the meantime, Norwegian alt-pop star Aurora is the first to be awarded a UK Top 10 album today when the third installment of her album The Gods We Can Touch is released at number 8. at Number 9. Barnsley music group The Sherlocks score their second Top 10 collection with World I Understand.
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Outside of the Top 10, Miles Kane is ranked 12th by releasing Change The Show. Miles will be at The Record Club next week (February 2) to discuss the album and address questions from fans.
Kiefer Sutherland’s third studio album Bloor Street is its 2nd Top 40 entry at Number 16 and Italian musician Ludovico Einaudi’s Underwater debuts at the number 19 spot which is his sixth Top 40 album.
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Finally, Jamiroquai’s 3rd album 1997’s Travelling Without Moving re-enters the Official Albums Chart at Number 27, after it was updated to celebrate the 25th anniversary.