On Wednesday's midweek update, Olly Murs was beating Girls Aloud
to the singles top spot, while Rihanna was on course to claim her fourth UK number one album.
Ahead of Sunday's Official Chart, Digital Spy
takes one last look at the midweek standings.Olly Murs takes an even bigger lead ahead of Girls Aloud. The singer's new single 'Troublemaker' has shifted over 98,000 copies, while the girl group's comeback track is behind with sales of 59,000. One Direction remain at three with 'Little Things', Alicia Keys is at four with 'Girl On Fire' and Labrinth is at five with 'Beneath Your Beautiful'. Rudimental fall to 14 with 'Not Giving In', AC/DC's 'Highway To Hell' benefits from being added to iTunes at 27 and Pink begins to gain ground with 'Try' at 31. Over on the albums tally, Rihanna has pushed 30,000 copies ahead at number one with her seventh studio record Unapologetic. One Direction trail at two with Take Me Home, while Led Zeppelin are at three with Celebration Day. Little Mix look set to land at four with their debut album DNA, Michael Buble's 2011 festive collection Christmas is at five and Susan Boyle slip to six with Standing Ovation. Example is currently at nine with The Evolution of Man, and The Very Best Of Whitney Houston remains at 29.
Next week will see Ke$ha's 'Die Young' go up against Kelly Clarkson's 'Catch My Breath', while Girls Aloud, Alicia Keys, Olly Murs and McFly will battle it out on the album chart.Who would you like to see at number one next week? Leave your comments in the box below: