The U.K. album chart welcomes the soundtrack of The Greatest Showman (Atlantic/Warner) back to No. 1, in its best-ever sales week. Ariana Grande's “thank u, next” (Republic/ Universal) starts a sixth week atop the singles chart.
The Greatest Showman posts its best weekly combined units total of 57,000, according to the Official Charts Company. That's some 6,000 more than its previous highest weekly figure, in February. This is the 22nd aggregate week at No. 1 for the soundtrack, which has spent all but the first of its 51 chart weeks in the top five.
George Ezra climbs again 4-2 with Staying At Tamara's (Columbia/Sony), as Michael Bublé's Love (Reprise/Warner Music) holds at No. 3. Roy Orbison's second posthumous album with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Unchained Melodies (Sony Music CG), moves up 6-4, while Take That's Odyssey (Polydor/Universal) holds at No. 5.