Chart Beat

Ed Sheeran's 'No.6 Collaborations Project' Extends U.K. Album Reign to Four Weeks

Ed Sheeran photographed for Billboard on Sept. 26, 2015 at Elvis Guesthouse in New York City.
Meredith Jenks

Ed Sheeran photographed for Billboard on Sept. 26, 2015 at Elvis Guesthouse in New York City.

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's “Señorita” (Syco Music/EMI/Universal) lands a fourth non-consecutive week atop the U.K. singles chart, as Ariana Grande & Social House arrive at No. 4 with “Boyfriend” (Republic/Universal). Ed Sheeran's No. 6 Collaborations Project (Asylum/Warner Music) leads the album chart for a fourth straight week.

“Señorita” racks up 59,000 combined units in the chart week, according to the Official Charts Company, comprised of 6.6m streams and 7,000 downloads. Sheeran is in both second and third place again, with “Beautiful People,” featuring Khalid, steady at No. 2 and “I Don't Mind,” with Justin Bieber, at No. 3.

Grande & Social House's “Boyfriend” becomes her 14th U.K. top ten single and the first for the pop duo. AJ Tracey's “Ladbroke Grove” (AJ Tracey) slips 4-5 as Dominic Fike improves 8-6 with “3 Nights” (Columbia/Sony). Manchester rapper Aitch debuts at No. 8 with “Taste (Make It Shake)” for his first solo hit, following a guest spot on Young T and Bugsey's top 20 hit “Strike A Pose.” Kygo's “Higher Love” (Kygo/Columbia/Sony), featuring Whitney Houston, climbs again 10-9.

Sheeran's album gathers another 32,000 combined units, of which 11,000 are physical, 2,000 downloads and 19,000 streaming equivalent sales. Lewis Capaldi's Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent (EMI/Universal) holds at No. 2, as emerging, 23-year-old English singer-writer Mabel opens at No. 3 with her debut album High Expectations. It includes her top ten singles “Don't Call Me Up” and “Mad Love.”

Drake arrives at No. 4 with Care Package (Cash Money/Republic), his seventh U.K. top five album, as Billie Eilish drops 4-5 with When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Republic/Universal). Danish rockers Volbeat are new at No. 7 with Rewind, Replay, Rebound (Virgin/Universal).