Jake Bugg scores debut UK Number One Album

The Nottingham singer holds off Leona Lewis to enter in at the top

Jake Bugg‘s self-titled debut album has entered the Official UK Album Chart at Number One.

The Nottingham singer held off competition from Leona Lewis’ ‘Glassheart’ – which entered at Number Three – and knocked Mumford and Sons‘ ‘Babel’ off the top to secure his first Number One, according to the Official Charts Company.

Muse have held onto the Number Four spot with their new album ‘2nd Law’, while former X Factor contestant Rebecca Ferguson enters the charts this week at Number Five with ‘Heaven’.


Meanwhile, despite an early surge of sales, Bat For Lashes’ ‘The Haunted Man’ failed to make it into the Top 5, finishing up at Number Six. Art Garfunkel scores his first solo Official Albums Chart Top 10 in 32 years as ‘The Singer’ comes in at Number 10.

In the Official UK Singles Chart, Calvin Harris and Florence Welch secure their second collaborative Number One in three months as new single ‘Sweet Nothing’ tops the chart.

The track is taken from Harris’ upcoming album ’18 Months’ and replicates the chart success of his remixed version of Florence & The Machine’s ‘Spectrum’, which went straight in at Number One in July this year.

Elsewhere, Swedish House Mafia have dropped one place to Number Two with ‘Don’t You Worry Child’, while PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ holds on at Number Three. Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ is at Number Four and Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ completes the Top 5.

Meanwhile, Everything Everything have got their first ever Official UK Single Chart Top 40 placing with ‘Cough Cough’ entering in at Number 37. The track is taken from their forthcoming album ‘Arc’, which is due out on January 14.