Cardi BÂ andÂ Megan Thee Stallion'sÂ âWAPâ (Atlantic) logs aÂ third week at No. 1Â in the U.K. whileÂ DovesÂ fly high with their third leader asÂ The Universal WantÂ (Virgin) bows at the summit of theÂ national albums chart.
âWAPâ clocks up another 60,000 chart sales in the seven-day cycle, including 7.9 million streams, the Official Charts Company reports.
24kGoldnâsÂ âMoodâ (Black Butter) featuringÂ Iann DiorÂ comes in just 1,350 chart sales behind to lock-down No. 2 for a second week.
Meanwhile, producer Paul Woolford earns his first stint in the Top 5 as âLooking For Meâ (Ministry of Sound), hisÂ DiploÂ collaboration featuring Kareen Lomax, rises 8-5, whileÂ Jason DeruloÂ bags a 14th Top 10 hit as âTake You Dancingâ (Atlantic) lifts 11-9.
Further down the list, rapper S1mba enjoys a second Top 20 track as âLooseâ (Parlophone) featuringÂ KSIÂ is the weekâs highest debut, at No. 14. Itâs the follow up to his viral hit âRover,â which peaked at No. 3 earlier in the year.
Also, U.S. rapper Saweetie cracks the U.K. Top 40 for the very first time as âTap Inâ (Warner Records) improves 41- 39.
Over on the Official U.K. Albums Chart, Manchesterâs Doves are celebrating an impressive return withÂ The Universal Want, their fifth studio album and first album in 11 years.
Itâs new at No. 1, after shifting more than double the volume of its nearest rival,Â Pop SmokeâsÂ posthumous releaseÂ Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The MoonÂ (Republic Records).
Elsewhere, Manchester outfit Everything Everything snag their fourth Top 10 withÂ Re-AnimatorÂ (Infinity Industries), new at No. 5,Â and goth-rock veteranÂ Marilyn MansonÂ seesÂ We Are ChaosÂ (Concord/Loma Vista) start at No. 7, for his sixth Top 10.
And finally, psychedelic rockersÂ The Flaming LipsÂ earn a fifth Top 40 withÂ American HeadÂ (Bella Union), their 16th album. Itâs new at No. 17 on the Official U.K. Albums Chart.