Miley Cyrus scores a double on the Official Chart as Endless Summer Vacation lands straight to No. 1, her first album to top the chart in nearly 10 years, while Flowers tops the Official Singles Chart for its ninth week.
The pop chameleon’s eighth studio album, Endless Summer Vacation storms to the top in its opening week. Miley previously reached No. 1 in 2013 with her Bangerz LP, and also scored Top 10 hits with Breakout (2008) (10), 2017 release Can’t Be Tamed (8), 2017’s Younger Now (8) and Plastic Hearts (4 ). Discover the full history of Miley Cyrus’ official charts here.
This is also the second time Miley has scored the relatively rare Official Chart Double; she previously reigned simultaneously on both the Official Singles and Albums Chart in 2013, when both Wrecking Ball and Bangerz reached No. 1 in the same week. Miley is also the first artist to score the Double this year, and the first since Taylor Swift’s hit with Anti-Hero and Midnights last year.
On the Official Singles Chart, enduring mega-hit Flowers reached No. 1 for a ninth consecutive week, tying Olivia Rodrigo’s license as the longest-running No. 1 single by a female solo artist this decade. Thanks to the release of the parent album, Flowers also regains its title as the most streamed song of the last seven days in the UK.
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Miley achieves two more singles chart entries this week – follow-up single River (16) and arena rock anthem jaded (27) both debut in the Top 40.
Martin Talbot, Chief Executive, Official Charts Company says:
“Since she emerged as Hannah Montana in 2009, Miley Cyrus has consistently pushed boundaries.
“Having taken the music scene on her own, she quickly set a new standard for herself, scoring a rare UK double top on the Official Singles and Official Albums Charts in 2013 with Wrecking Ball and Bangerz. The fact that we are doing this again almost ten years later is further proof that Miley is a huge musical talent that cannot be ignored.”
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Sleaford Mods today celebrate a career record with their 13e studio album UK GRIM (3). The LP provides the electronic punk duo, consisting of Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn, with a fourth Top 10 album. The group has already seen such success with Eton Alive from 2019 (9), the work All That Glue from 2020 (10) and the release Spare Ribs from 2021 (4).
UK GRIM also tops the Official Vinyl Albums Chart and also takes home the best seller in independent record stores.
Elsewhere, Van Morrison claims his 43ed UK Top 40 album with Moving on Skiffle (16). Born George Ivan Morrison, the Northern Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist last saw Top 40 success with the release of Latest Record Project, Volume 1 (5) in 2021. Discover Van’s incredible Official Chart history here Morrison so far.
Finally, country pop duo Ward Thomas sees their fifth studio album Music in the Madness debut at No. 31, marking their fourth Top 40 collection to date.
Check out the full Official Albums Chart Top 100 here.
Official Singles Chart
Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding made the highest new entry on the Official Singles Chart this week with their new collaboration Miracle.
The trance banger comes in at number 3 and becomes Calvin 29e and Ellie’s 12e Top 10 hit, as well as their third together as a duo; following 2012’s I Need Your Love (4) and 2014’s Outside (6). Discover more of Calvin Harris’ official chart history here.
Speaking exclusively Official cards, Ellie Goulding says, “It’s incredible to be the top new entry for our third collaboration this week. I absolutely love making music and am so glad it’s getting the same love from all of our fans!”
Several tracks are enjoying new Top 10 peaks this week; Ceilings by Lizzy McAlpine reaches new heights (6), as does Libianca’s Afrobeats smash People (7). Can People rise further after the release of a brand new version featuring Irish singer-songwriter Cian Ducrot next week?
Big congratulations are also due to the South London rapper Strandz, who is in the UK Top 10 for the first time today with Us Against The World (10).
Speaking exclusively Official cards, Strandz says: “It’s a special moment, not just for me, but for the entire UK music scene, another wave is coming!”
Further down the chart, Digga D scores his 13e Top 40 entry with Energy (19), Ayra Starr’s Rush is up four times (24) and Nicki Minaj is up to a new peak twice with Red Ruby Da Sleeze (28).
Mae Muller’s road to Eurovision glory has also started strong. I Wrote A Song becomes the first UK Eurovision entry to debut in the Top 40 in its first week since Blue’s I Can in 2011. Opening at number 30, this also marks Mae’s first Top 40 entry as a solo artist and highest-ever chart peak. She previously posted a number 32 hit with Better Days alongside Neiked and Polo G in 2021.
Jax Jones and Calum Scott’s new team Whistle is also on the move, up three (31) while our latest new entry of the week comes from ArrDee and Cat Burns with Home For My Heart (35). It will be ArrDee’s eighth and Cat’s second Top 40 entry. Read more about how the number came about here.
Finally, React by Switch Disco and Ella Henderson breaks the Top 40 for the first time today, jumping 14 places to No. 40. while Ella adds a tenth to her collection.
Check out the full Official Singles Chart Top 100 here.