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Congratulations to Harry Styles, whose debut album lands straight in at Number 1 on this week's Official Albums Chart.

The singer, who has embarked on a solo career while the group are on hiatus, released his self-titled solo record last Friday with a high-profile promotional campaign, including several radio appearances and a week-long stint on The Late Late Show with James Corden in the US.

Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran's ÷ (divide) remains at number two on the new chart, with Rag'n'Bone Man's Human unmoved at three.

He is the second member of One Direction to hit the top of the charts with an album, following in the footsteps of former bandmate Zayn Malik, whose Mind of Mine debuted at number one previous year.

Three more new albums debut inside this week's Top 10: Paramore's fifth collection After Laughter is at 4, Paul Weller's 13 solo album A Kind Revolution at 5, and British rapper J Hus lands at 6 with his debut record Common Sense.

Eight of the tracks on Harry Styles are now in the top 100 on the Official Singles Chart, including Sign of the Times, which has rebounded to sixth place.

In the singles chart, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber remained Number one for the second week with their song "Despacito", according to the Official Charts Company.

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