Stormzy Scores UK Chart Double / Tops Album & Singles Chart

Published: Friday 10th Jan 2020 by Sam

As hot streaks go, Stormzy‘s career is scorching!

The Brit-Ghanian rapper earned his third #1 in the UK last week with the Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy assisted ‘Own It.’ A track which now has the distinct honor of being the country’s first chart-topper of the decade.

Now, a week on, he’s not only retained the top spot – he’s mirrored the win on the album chart.

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The latest issue of the tally sees the MC’s sophomore effort ‘Heavy Is The Head’ climb from #2 to #1.

It comes as quite the coup for the project, which opened at #2 during the competitive Christmas tracking week.

In rising to pole position, it matches the peak of Stormzy’s 2017 debut ‘Gang Signs & Prayer,’ while netting him the coveted chart double. A feat just two acts managed over the course of the last year (Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran).

As for what lit a match under the LP?

Well, beyond the success of ‘Own It’ and ample promotion (see: album signings across the country), Stormzy has been locked in a high-profile beef with Grime pioneer Wiley – with both dropping multiple diss tracks. All of which have racked up millions of views + listens a piece.

Congrats!

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[Photo Credit: Kaylum Dennis / Official Charts]

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  1. Only facts January 10, 2020

    He’s s3xy…that’s for sure ?

    • Shayla Queen January 10, 2020

      So you have no taste in music OR men. What is you doing wit yo life!

      • Only facts January 10, 2020

        Let me guess, you like Camila? ? Everyone has different tastes. Some better than others.

      • Shayla Queen January 10, 2020

        You can say that again, TRAINWRECK!

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