BRITHOPTV: [News] Nines (@Nines1Ace) – ‘Crabs In A Bucket’ Enters The Official UK Albums Chart At No. #1 | #UKRap #UKHipHop

BRITHOPTV: [News] Nines (@Nines1Ace) - 'Crabs In A BucketP' Enters The Official UK Albums Chart At No. #1 | #UKRap #UKHipHop

North west London MC, Nines has great cause for celebration as his highly-anticipated third studio-album,‘Crabs In A Bucket’ has entered The UK Official Albums Chart at number 1 this week.

The album follows a 2 year hiatus in which the Ice City affliate parted ways with XL Recordings to sign a new deal with Warner Records. Released on Friday, August 28, 2020, Crabs In A Bucket’ had a strong initial 3 days of streaming driven by eager fans whose praise of the album on social media helped to push the album to number 3 on The Official Midweeks Album Chart.

Nines - Crabs In A Bucket Mid-week Albums Chart

The strong streaming performance kicked Nines into promo mode taking to social media to make the announcement that ‘Crabs In A Bucket’ had gone to number 3 in the mid-weeks, and to launch his #Nina4Number1 campaign in the aim of to galvanising fans to stream and buy the album.

The Official UK Albums Chart was published today (Friday, September 4, 2020) at 6:00pm which revealed that Nines‘s  #Nina4Number1 efforts had yield the desired results for ‘Crabs In A Bucket’ , causing it jump two places up the chart to take the number one spot, beating off competition from Gregory Porter’s All Rise and Metallica’s S&M2.

Taking a moment to speak on his sucess Nines said: “Thanks to everyone that put me in this position, I still can’t believe I’m Number 1 – Finally won a golden boot!”

‘Crabs In A Bucket’ which features heavy-hitters such as; NSG, Louis Rei, Haille, Nafe Smallz,  Skrapz, and more, is Nines’ first number 1 album surpassing the success of his previous albums, One Foot Out that went to number 4 back in 2017,  and his second LP Crop Circle which equalled its position at number 4 in 2018.

Nines puts himself  in and amongst a small group of UK MCs who’ve had number one albums which includes: Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal, Stormzy, Dave and J Hus.

This is another great milestone for UK Rap, further proving that the genre isn’t going anywhere and you don’t have change your style to be a success.

Congratulations Nines

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