Britain’s Got Talent Finalists Richard and Adam set new record

by Martin


Richard and Adam, finalists from this years Britain’s Got Talent have kept away the competition this week in the Official Albums Chart to remain at Number (1).

Fighting off the likes of Travis, John Mayer and Rudimental the duo hold on to the title for a fourth week.

This gives the brothers the most consecutive weeks at Number (1) in the charts this year.

The debut album from the brothers ‘The Impossible Dream’ has now overtaken The 20/20 Experience by US star Justin Timberlake according to information released by The Official Charts Company.

‘The Impossible Dream’ is now tied with the official Les Miserables soundtrack by Tom Hooper for the most overall weeks at Number (1) on the Official Albums Chart. Les Miserables had two runs of two weeks at Number (1) back in January and February.


Elsewhere in the Top 5 this week Rudimental narrowly missed out on getting back to the top of the chart with their album ‘Home’ which is now at Number (2). The East London collective missed out on the top spot by just over 2,000 copies.

In at Number (3) this week is a new entry from Travis with ‘Where You Stand’ – their first new entry in almost five years. ‘Where You Stand’ gives the Scottish band their seventh Top 10 so far.


John Mayer returns to the Top 10 this week with his new album ‘Paradise Valley’ which sits at Number (4). Finishing off the Top 5 this week is Stereophonics with ‘Graffiti On The Train’ which moves 16 places into the Number (5) spot after their performance at the V Festival last weekend.

Taking a look at new entries into the Albums Chart this week – including Travis and John Mayer there are another two new entries this week.

In at Number (14) this week is ‘The Ghost Of The Mountain’ by Tired Pony (Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody and Belle And Sebastian’s Richard Colburn and producer Jacknife Lee).

Meanwhile ‘Doris’ is the debut album for Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt which enters at Number (23)

Watch the official video for ‘Waiting All Night’ by Rudimental featuring Ella Eyre.