Rita Ora set to edge out Elbow in battle for UK Number One album this weekend

'X Factor' winners Little Mix also look set to take the Number One spot in the singles chart

Rita Ora is set to score a UK Number One album with her debut LP ‘Ora’ on Sunday (September 2).

The singer is currently on course to take the top spot in the Official UK Album Chart and is narrowly outselling Elbow, who are presently at Number Two with their B-sides collection ‘Dead In The Boot’, reports the Official Charts Company.

Icelandic folk band Of Monsters And Men are set to chart at Number Three with their new album ‘My Head Is An Animal’, with Emeli Sande at Number Four and Paloma Faith at Number Five.


The Black Keys are set to take the Number Six spot, with current X Factor contestant Lucy Spraggan at Number Seven with her album ‘Top Room At The Zoo’ and Alanis Morissette also new at Number Eight with ‘Havoc And Bright Lights’. Ed Sheeran and One Direction are set to take the other two spots in the Top 10.

Bloc Party are set to fall 14 places to Number 17, while The Darkness will drop a whopping 21 places to Number 25.

In the singles chart, X Factor winner Little Mix are set to take the top spot with their new single ‘Wings’, with last week’s chart topper Sam And The Womp falling to Number Two.

Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen are set to be Number Three with ‘Good Time’, with Rita Ora and Lucy Spraggan at Number Four and Five respectively.

Public Enemy are set to re-chart at Number Six with their track ‘Harder Than You Think’, which is currently being used as the theme for Channel 4’s coverage of the Paralympic Games. Wiley, Florence And The Machine, Taylor Swift and Emeli Sande are set to take the other places in the Top 10.

Check NME.COM on Sunday at 7pm (BST) for the latest chart news.


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