Sam Smith’s reign over the UK music charts continues with his debut album going straight in at number one.
In fact, not only has The Lonely Hour sold an incredible 101 thousand copies over the last seven days, it has become the fastest selling debut album of 2014 so far.
The news comes a week after the British singer-songwriter scored his third number one single with Stay With Me.
‘It’s amazing!’ Sam told OfficialCharts.com ‘I was a bit scared a few days ago because I knew that Coldplay’s album had come out. I’m so happy!'
It’s been an incredible twelve months for Smith: he scored his first Number 1 single last May after featuring on Naughty Boy’s La La La.( More videosCollapse )
He also made broadcasting history just last week, when he performed a live song throughout an entire three and a half advertising break of Channel 4′s Alan Carr’s Chatty Man. Watch the entire performance below with one of the performance featuring Jessie Ware:
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