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Mark Ronson scores chart double as 'Uptown Special' debuts at No. 1

Mark Ronson’s chart dominance has now spread to album sales as his latest record ‘Uptown Special’ has gone straight to No. 1.

‘Uptown Special’ is Ronson’s fourth LP and his first to make it to the top of the UK album chart.

Alongside ‘Uptown Funk’ remaining as the UK’s No. 1 single for a sixth week, the producer/musician is the first artist of the year to simultaneously top both the single and album charts. The last act to achieve this feat was Miley Cyrus back in 2013 with the single 'Wrecking Ball' and the album 'Bangerz'.

Fall Out Boy – who led the mid-week sales update – have had to settle for second place as their sixth album ‘American Beauty/American Psycho’ debuts at No. 2 after having been outsold by ‘Uptown Special’ by 1,900 copies.

The rest of this week’s top five is shaped by Ed Sheeran with ‘X’ down one to No. 3, Sam Smith’s ‘In The Lonely Hour’ down one to No. 4 and George Ezra’s ‘Wanted on Voyage’ – last week’s chart topper – is now down to No. 5.

New entries outside of the top five come from Enter Shikari at No. 6 with ‘The Mindsweep’, Belle & Sebastian at No. 9 with ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’, Bjork’s rush release ‘Vulnicura’ at No. 11, Above & Beyond at No. 12 with ‘We Are All We Need’, The Decemberists at No. 13 with ‘What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World’, The Waterboys’ ‘Modern Blues’ at No. 14, Marilyn Manson’s ‘The Pale Emperor’ at No. 16, Dr Dre’s ‘2001’ has re-entered the chart at No. 17, Sleater-Kinney at No. 27 with ‘No Cities To Love’,  Joey Badass’ debut album ‘B4.DA,$$’ at No. 28, and ‘Computer Controlled Acoustic Pt 2’ by Aphex Twin at No. 36.

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