Lewis Capaldi's Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent set to claim number one spot

Lewis Capaldi is heading for number one with his debut album, which is currently outselling the rest of the top ten combined.

Tuesday, 21st May 2019, 09:57 am
Lewis Capaldi's debut album is set to claim the number one spot. PIC: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

At the halfway stage of the chart week, the Scottish singer-songwriter’s record Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent has also already become this year’s fastest-selling debut album of the year.

He has surpassed American music star Billie Eilish, who previously held the title of fastest-selling debut album this year, with her record When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, which shifted 48,000 copies in its first week.

If he sells another 10,000 copies by Friday, he will overtake Ariana Grande’s Thank U Next.

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Capaldi has also already earned himself the biggest week of digital downloads of the year, as he overtook Pink’s Hurts 2B Human.

Wait at number five and 2018 single Grace at number nine.