BEATLES and TAYLOR SWIFT top the UK singles and album charts

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The Beatles enter the history of the official UK charts with Now And Then, the latest song from the Liverpool legends.

The Fab Four – Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison return to the top of the official singles charts 60 years after their first single From Me to You.

With their eighteenth No. 1 hit, The Beatles extend their record as the British group with the most No. 1 singles in the history of the official charts. First of them only Elvis Presley, with 21 number 1 hits.

Taylor Swift with “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” however, it remains solid in the UK album charts.

Swift beats heavy competition from Oasis and Jung Kook.

“The Masterplan” by Oasis it re-entered the charts at number 2 following its 25th anniversary remastering, matching its initial peak upon release in 1998. The album is the most purchased vinyl collection of the week in the UK.

BTS superstar Jung Kook gets the highest new entry this week with his debut solo album “Golden” which enters the charts at number 3.

The icon of British music Cliff Richard claims his 48th career Top 10 album in the UK with “Cliff With Strings – My Kinda Life” ce enters the charts at number five.
Another new entry is “Spirit Power: The Best Of Johnny Marr” by Johnny Marr which debuted at number seven in the UK charts.


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