The artist and producer from Birmingham, who records under the name of The Streets, rose to No. 1 in the update of the official graphic with None of us come out of this life (Island), which leads nearly 3,000 combined sales, according to the Official Charts Company.
If he holds his position when the official graph of British albums is published on Friday, he will be the first leader of the Streets in 14 years.
Skinner tasted high life twice. With his second album 2004 A big one don’t come for free (for which he won the Brit Award for the British solo male artist) and 2006 The hardest way to make a living.
In second place, the posthumous ensemble of Juice Wrld Legends never die (Interscope), the leader of streams in the first half of the week, reports the OCC.
Legends never die is poised to become the rapper’s debut album in the Top 10 in the UK, with three titles that are expected to have an impact on the Top 20 of the official Singles Chart.
Elsewhere, Australian rock trio DMA are heading to their most successful album in the UK with The Glow (Infectious Music), the most downloaded album of the weekend. The Glow is at number 3, based on midweek data.
British singer Laura Marling is looking to expand her Top 10 streak to six with her new album, Song for our daughter (Chrysalis). It is at No. 4 (a digital version of the album peaked at No. 22 on the weekly chart after its release in April).
Finally, veteran American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright could take his first British Top 10 album for eight years with Unsubscribe from the rules (BMG). It is at number 9 on the mid-week survey.
The British Singles Ranking Race is led by Jawsh 685 and “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” by Jason Derulo (RCA), with “Rockstar” (Interscope) by Dababy with Roddy Ricch and “Rain on Me ”(Interscope) by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande the closest rivals.