The British singer leads an almost all new top five album chart this weekend.
Florence and the Machine has scored her third UK number one album this weekend, as How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful has landed straight at the top spot. The singer’s third album follows her 2011 chart-topper Ceremonials and 2009 debut Lungs by debuting at number one.
Florence is sitting pretty on top of the album chart.
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful racked up combined sales of just under 70,000 to take the top spot, beating Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro who entered at number two with their second album Act Two.
New entries dominated the top five this week, with Jamie XX taking the number three spot with his debut solo album In Colour, followed by Simply Red’s Big Love at number four. The top five was then rounded off Taylor Swift who enjoyed her 31st week in the top ten with 1989.
Other new entries this week came from Punk Slaves whose debut album Are You Satisfied? landed at number eight, while The Darkness came in at 12 with their fourth studio album Last Of Our Kind.
In the singles chart Jason Derulo held on to the top spot for a second week with ‘Want To Want Me’, which racked up 75,000 combined chart sales over the last seven days. In second place was Natalie La Rose’s debut single ‘Somebody’, which climbed a massive 61 places after its full download release.
Elsewhere OMI’s 'Cheerleader' is at number three and is the week’s most-streamed song with 2.33 million plays, while Major Lazer, MO and DJ Snake’s Lean On moved three places to take the number four spot. Rounding off the top five was Skrillex, Diplo and Justin Bieber with their collaboration 'Where Are U Now' which celebrated its 13th week on the chart.