Rod Stewart Scores Ninth Solo No. 1 Album in U.Okay With 'Blood Red Roses'

Rod Stewart Scores Ninth Solo No. 1 Album in U.Okay With 'Blood Red Roses'


“Promises” by Calvin Harris & Sam Smith tops the U.Okay. singles chart for a fifth week.

On this week's Official Charts Company survey, an act whose first U.Okay. album chart look got here in 1970 beats one whose debut was in 1965. Rod Stewart claims his ninth solo No. 1 with Blood Red Roses, forward of Cher's Dancing Queen, which arrives at No. 2.

Stewart's 1970 debut got here with Gasoline Alley, earlier than Every Picture Tells a Story topped the listing in 1971. Cher first figured on the U.Okay. album countdown with 1965's All I Really Want to Do. Stewart's new Blood Red Roses set logs 41,000 mixed items, whereas Cher's debut is her finest exhibiting since Greatest Hits 1965-1992 — which reached No. 1 in 1992. “Promises” by Calvin Harris and Sam Smith tops the singles chart for a fifth week.

The Greatest Showman dips 2-Three and Eminem's four-week reign with Kamikaze ends with a fall to No. Four. Arriving this week, Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V (Cash Money Records) makes it to No. 5. The former No. 1s Staying at Tamara's by George Ezra and the Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again soundtrack transfer again 11-6 and Eight-7, respectively.

Chas & Dave's Gold enters at No. Eight after the demise of one-half of the London duo, Chas Hodges. Nile Rodgers & Chic begin at No. 10 with It's About Time, whereas Now That's What I Call Music! 100 spends an 11th week atop the compilation chart, and fourth consecutively.

“Promises” finishes 12,000 mixed items forward of “Happier” by Marshmello and Bastille — which climbs Four-2 on the singles chart. Kanye West and Lil Pump's “I Love It” holds at No. Three, whereas “Electricity” by Silk City that includes Dua Lipa climbs 7-Four. “In My Mind” by Dynoro and Gigi D'Agostino is up Eight-5.

Rita Ora jumps 14-6 with “Let You Love Me” — a record-breaking 13th U.Okay. high 10 single for the British feminine solo artist. Shirley Bassey and Petula Clark are on 12 every. Jess Glynne's “All I Am” is up once more, 9-7, and Freya Ridings scores her first high 10 single, as “Lost Without You” strikes 20-9, whereas Ezra's former No. 1 “Shotgun” rebounds 16-10.