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HITS LIST:
HOME RUN DERBY
Going yard (7/11a)
NEAR TRUTHS: A TOUR OF THE LANDSCAPE
I.B. will be your guide. (7/15a)
GRAMMY PRE-CHEW:
THREE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIG 4
On your Marks, get set, go. (7/8a)
ON THE COVER:
CHAPPELL ROAN
Half of Island's one-two punch (7/15a)
AUSTIN NEAL STICKS THE LANDING
These two are tight. (7/15a)
THE GRAMMY SHORT LIST
Who's already a lock?
COUNTRY'S NEWEST DISRUPTOR
Three chords and some truth you may not be ready for.
AI IS ALREADY EATING YOUR LUNCH
The kids can tell the difference... for now.
INDIE DISTRIBUTION'S RISE TO GLORY
The discovery engine is revving higher.
Blighty Beat
U.K. CHARTS: CAPALDI’S BIG WEEK 
5/26/23

Lewis Capaldi has the biggest opening week of his career with Broken by Desire To Be Heavenly Sent (EMI) shifting 95k sales in the U.K. Over on singles, Lana Del Rey has today's highest new entry.

Broken by Desire To Be Heavenly Sent tops the U.K. Official Albums Chart while claiming the title of this year’s fastest-seller to date. The set has surpassed previous title holder, Ed Sheeran’s Subtract (Atlantic), by just under 20k sales. Capaldi’s debut, Divinely Uninspired To a Hellish Extent, shifted 89k first week sales in 2019.

At #3, Take Me Back to Eden (Spinefarm) is Sleep Token’s first Top 5 album; Def Leppard’s collab with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Drastic Symphonies (Mercury), debuts at #4.

The U.K. leg of Harry StylesLove On Tour sees his former #1, Harry’s House (Columbia), lift four to #5.

Beyoncé’s RENAISSANCE (Columbia) is up seven to #7 as her world tour also visits the U.K. Covers EP, Phantomime (Loma Vista), affords Swedish rock act Ghost their first U.K. Top 10 at #8.

On the U.K.’s Official Singles Chart, “Miracle” (Columbia) by Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding is #1 for a seventh consecutive week.

Two Capaldi tracks are in the Top 40: “Wish You The Best” is up two to #3, while “Haven’t You Ever Been In Love Before?” debuts at #28.

Del Rey’s “Say Yes to Heaven” (Polydor) is today’s highest new entry at #9.

After a history-making week for Eurovision on the Official Chart, a trio of entries hold on for a second week: 2023 victor Loreen is #4 with “Tattoo” (Polydor), Käärijä’s “Cha Cha Cha” is #15 (Warner) and Mae Muller’s “I Wrote A Song” (Capitol) is #19.