Wednesday's midweek chart update saw Rihanna
continue to dominate the singles tally, keeping Maroon 5 in second place, while Evanescence were on course to top the albums with their first LP in five years.
Ahead of the official announcement on Sunday, Digital Spy
takes a peek at Friday's midweek chart.Rihanna and Calvin Harris continue to hold on to the top spot with 'We Found Love', while Maroon 5 and Xtina are looking likely to settle for second place yet again.Adam Levine looks set to make a second top three appearance with his feature on Gym Class Heroes' new cut 'Stereo Hearts', while X Factor champ Matt Cardle rounds off the top five.Charlene Soraia's 'Wherever You Will Go' has climbed a few places since Wednesday and currently resides at number nine, while Goo Goo Dolls' 'Iris' slips out of the top ten to 11.The X Factor effect keeps Nicki Minaj's 'Super Bass' at 23, while Coldplay's 'Fix You' re-entry slips a few to 33.Over on the albums chart, Steps' Ultimate Collection has claimed pole position, bumping Wednesday's chart-topper Evanescence down to two.Jason Derulo's Future History advances a place to six and is trailed byKatherine Jenkins's Daydream at seven, while Ryan Adams tumbles a few to nine with Ashes & Fire.
Next week sees the release of Lana Del Ray's 'Video Games'
, Kelly Clarkson's 'Mr Know It All' and the official impact of Nicki Minaj and Rihanna hook-up 'Fly'
, while Matt Cardle and Noel Gallagher will be locking guitars for the album top spot.Will any of them take the lead on next week's charts? Leave your comments below: