Gary Barlow is heading to top both the UK's singles and albums charts this weekend as the celebrations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee boost music sales.
'Sing', which is written by song writing whiz Barlow and features Prince Harry on tambourine, has risen ten places to top the midweek chart. His album, also called Sing, is set to be a non mover in its current number one spot in the UK album chart. Way to go, Gary!
The Official Charts Company is said to have a total of 51 Jubilee related songs and albums that are in the top 200, and many of the artists who performed in front of the Queen at the Diamond Jubilee Concert – organised by Gary Barlow – have also seen sales increase.
Jessie J and Ed Sheeran have made significant leaps in both the singles and album charts, whilst Madness, Stevie Wonder, The Black Eyed Peas, Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue have also returned to the charts thanks to their royal performances.
Meanwhile, The Voice UK winner Leanne Mitchell has disappointingly debuted on the midweek chart at 27 – a stark contrast to the X Factor winner's usual place at the top spot every year.
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