A MUSIC star continues to enjoy success after topping the album chart for the second time.

Ran’n’Bone Man, fom East Sussex, released Life by Misadventure this week.

The record follows up his 2017 debut album Human, which also reached number one.

Now it has been confirmed the star’s second album has outsold the rest of the top five albums combined with the follow up album.

The artist, whose real name is Rory Graham, achieved 42,000 sales including 33,000 physical sales, PA reported.

This gives the East Sussex-raised singer-songwriter, known for his baritone voice, both the biggest opening week for a British act this year and the fastest-selling album by a solo artist in the same period.

It comes after Rag'n'Bone Man, who grew up in Uckfield and was expelled from school in Ringmer, performed his single Anywhere Away From Here with P!nk at the Brit Awards on Tuesday, backed by the Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Choir.

His latest success follows reports that he had the most-played song on the radio in 2019 with his hit Giant, released with Calvin Harris in January that year.

Life By Misadventure explores how he has grown as a man since becoming a father and touches on his recent separation from his wife of ten years.

It forgoes the stripped-back blues and soul of his debut for pop in the vein of singer-songwriters such as Joni Mitchell and bands including Electric Light Orchestra.

He leads an all-new top five this week with Michael Ball at number two with We Are More Than One and YouTuber Dodie at number three with her debut Build A Problem.

Brighton post-punk band Squid enter at number four with their debut Bright Green Field, this week's bestseller on vinyl, and Sir Van Morrison is at number five with Latest Record Project - Volume One.

On the singles chart, Body by Tion Wayne and Russ Millions claims a second week at number one, after last week becoming the first drill song to top the charts in the UK.