Rising south London star Katy B scored her first U.K. No. 1 album on Sunday, as her sophomore album “Little Red” (Rinse Recordings/Columbia/Sony) debuted at the summit. “Rather Be” (Atlantic/Warner Music), by Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne, began its fourth week atop the singles chart.
Katy B reached No. 2 with her debut set “Katy B On A Mission” In 2011 and has continued to rise in popularity since, scoring a fourth top ten single two weeks ago when “Crying For No Reason” entered at No. 5. It’s back up 7-5 this week.
Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon” (Polydor/Universal) moved back 3-2 on the new album survey and London Grammar’s “If You Wait” (Metal & Dust Recordings) moved up again 4-3, as did Beyoncé’s self-titled Columbia/Sony album, 5-4. Avicii fell 2-5 with “True” (Positiva/PRMD/Universal).