Paul Potts – One Chance
One Chance is the debut album from Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts. The album was released on 16 July 2007. It has reached #1 on the UK Albums Chart. The album had been at #1 from its release until 12 August, and it was certified gold on its first week for sales of almost 130,000 copies sold. The album reached #1 in thirteen countries, has sold over 3.5 million copies and has a multi-platinum certification.
In Australia, the album opened at #4 on the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart. It has so far reached Gold Status (35,000 copies sold). Four weeks later (2 September 2007), it reached #1.
In New Zealand, the album debuted at #1 on 6 August 2007 and was certified Gold in its first week, selling over 7,500 copies.The album was certified Platinum in its second week on the chart selling over 15,000 copies, and 2x Platinum after four weeks with sales of over 30,000 copies. The album spent twenty-three weeks on the chart, including six consecutive weeks at #1.
In Sweden, One Chance debuted at #1, reaching Gold Status (20,000 copies sold) the first week of its release.
In the US, the re-release of One Chance debuted at #30 on the week of 29 September 2007. It has peaked #21 and has sold over 200,000 copies to date.