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U.K. CHARTS: CAPALDI HITS #1 AGAIN
1/13/23

Lewis Capaldi has his fourth U.K. Official Singles #1 with “Pointless” (EMI) while Taylor Swift scores a fifth week atop the albums chart.

“Pointless,” co-written by Ed Sheeran, rises 14 places to hit the top of the chart this week. It finished 1.2k sales ahead of its closest competition, “Escapism.” (Human Re Sources) by Raye f/070 Shake.

The track is the second single and second #1 from Capaldi’s upcoming second album, which is set to land in May. His debut, Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent, is back in today’s albums Top 10 at #10.

Elsewhere on singles, SZA’s “Kill Bill” (RCA/Top Dawg) is up one place to claim a new peak at #3.

Just outside the Top 10, “Creepin’” (Republic) by Metro Boomin’, The Weeknd and 21 Savage rises one place to #11. Miguel rockets 69 places to #14 with "Sure Thing" (Jive)—his first Top 20 single in the U.K.

TikTok star Stephen Sanchez leaps 12 to #16 with “Until I Found You” (Republic).

This week’s highest new entry comes from the team-up of producers Skrillex, Fred again.., and rapper and producer Flowdan, whose "Rumble" (OWSLA/Atlantic) lands at #19.

On the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart, Swift’s Midnights (EMI) beat competition from SZA’s SOS and The Weeknd’s The Highlights (Republic/Island) to remain on top. SOS is #2 today and The Highlights is #3.

Gabrielle Aplin’s Phosphorescent (Never Fade) debuts at #15 and is the week’s highest new entry.

The 1975 kickstarted their U.K. and Ireland tour this week in support of their #1 fifth album, Being Funny In A Foreign Language (Dirty Hit), which jumps 12 places today to #19.