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Mumford & Sons top UK chart with third album

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Image caption Wilder Mind is the Mumfords' third studio album, after Sigh No More and Babel

Mumford & Sons have topped the UK album chart with their latest release, knocking Blur's comeback album The Magic Whip down one place to two.

The folk rockers recorded 81,300 chart sales with Wilder Mind, their third studio album.

The singles chart saw reggae artist Omi stay at number one with Cheerleader.

Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's See You Again and Carly Rae Jepson's I Really Like You were also non-movers, at two and three respectively.

Bristol-based deep house duo Blonde scored this week's highest new entry with All Cried Out, featuring Alex Newell, at four.

This week's top five is completed by Lean On by Major Lazer featuring Mo and DJ Snake.

In the album chart, the top five sees Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Sia return with In the Lonely Hour, X and 1,000 Forms of Fear respectively.

The next highest new entry is found outside the top 10, with grime artist JME debuting at 12 with his third studio album Integrity.

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UK singles chart top five UK album chart top five
1. Cheerleader - OMI 1. Wilder Mind - Mumford and Sons
2. See You Again - Wiz Khalifa ft Charlie Puth 2. The Magic Whip - Blur
3. I Really Like You - Carly Rae Jepson 3. In the Lonely Hour - Sam Smith
4. All Cried Out - Blonde Ft Alex Newell 4. X - Ed Sheeran
5. Lean On - Major Lazer Ft Mo and DJ Snake 5. 1,000 Forms of Fear - Sia
Source: Official Charts Company

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