Tom Grennan scores a UK No. 5 album and breaks a Guinness World Record
Tom Grennan has scored a UK No. 5 album today with his debut Lighting Matches, released via Insanity Records.
He is one of only four British artists this year to chart their debut album in the top 5, the others being Annie Marie, Jorja Smith and Calum Scott, and one of 6 acts internationally, the two others being Camila Cabello and Cardi B.
To celebrate the album release, Tom also broke a Guinness World Record, for the most live concerts in 12 hours in multiple towns.
The successful title attempt saw him play free and intimate shows across 10 towns, starting at 6:45am in Manchester and ending at 6:45pm in Marlborough.
10 Oct – Newcastle, Northumbria Institute
11 Oct – Leeds, O2 Academy
12 Oct – Manchester, Academy
14 Oct – Bristol, O2 Academy
15 Oct – Southampton, O2 Guildhall
16 Oct – London, O2 Academy Brixton
18 Oct – Oxford, O2 Academy
19 Oct – Leicester, O2 Academy
20 Oct – Liverpool, O2 Academy
21 Oct – Norwich, UEA
23 Oct – Birmingham, O2 Academy
24 Oct – Sheffield, O2 Academy
25 Oct – Margate Winter Gardens
27 Oct – Dublin, Academy
28 Oct – Belfast, Limelight 2