Billie Eilish Breaks U.K. Records With 'When We All Fall Asleep...' Debut

Billie Eilish becomes the youngest-ever female artist to top the U.K. album chart, as When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Interscope/Universal) debuts at No. 1. Lewis Capaldi's “Someone You Loved” (EMI/Universal) starts a sixth week at the singles summit.

Eilish's album has combined first-week units of 48,000, according to the Official Charts Company. At 17 years, three months and 18 days old, she is two months and ten days younger than Joss Stone when she topped the bestsellers with Mind, Body & Soul in 2004.

Each of the other albums in the new top five improves by one place: The Greatest Showman (Atlantic/Warner Music) at No. 2, Tom Walker's What A Time To Be Alive (Relentless/Sony) at No. 3, George Ezra's Staying At Tamara's (Columbia/Sony) at No. 4 and Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody (Virgin/Universal) at No. 5.

Capaldi's smash wins the singles race by 9,000 combined units, while three tracks from Eilish's album make the top 20: “Bad Guy” debuts at No. 2, “Bury A Friend” climbs back 20-6 and “Wish You Were Gay” jumps 42-13. Calvin Harris's “Giant” (Columbia/Sony), featuring Rag 'n' Bone Man, is down 2-3, Walker's “Just You And I” slides 3-4 and the Jonas Brothers' “Sucker” (Republic/Universal) dips 4-5. There's also a 32-10 improvement for “Piece Of Your Heart” (Polydor/Universal) by Meduza featuring Goodboys.


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