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Bastille prevents Beck from scoring first ever Official UK Album Number One

Meanwhile, Pharrell's 'Happy' returns to the top of the Official UK Singles chart

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Bastille's 'Bad Blood' has prevented Beck from scoring his first ever Official UK Albums Chart Number One.

Beck was at the top of the midweek chart with his new album 'Morning Phase'. However, his meagre lead at the top was not enough to allow him to hold on as the week went on, and the album eventually finished in a highly commendable Number Four - his highest charting record to date with 2001's 'Modern Guilt only managing to hit Number Nine - reports the Official Charts Company.

Elsewhere, Arctic Monkeys hold on to the Number Two spot with 'AM', Ellie Goulding's 'Halcyon' is at Number Three and Beyonce's self-titled new album is down two places to finish the week at Number Five. Reverend and The Makers also had a good week, with 'ThirtyTwo' entering at Number 13.

Meanwhile, in the Official UK Singles Chart, Pharrell Williams has returned to the top with 'Happy'. In doing so, the track has become the first track in 57 years to have been Number One on three separate occasions. The track is also Pharrell's third one million seller in 12 months. The Beatles are the only other act to have achieved it before.

Last week's Number One, Sam Smith's 'Money On My Mind', is at Number Two, 'Rather Be' by Clean Bandit is at Number Three and Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' is at Number Four. This week's Official UK Singles Chart Top 5 is completed by A Great Big World's 'Say Something', their collaboration with Christina Aguilera.



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