TAYLOR SWIFT still first ahead of THE BEATLES in the UK album charts

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Taylor Swift with “1989 (Taylor’s Version)” maintains the top of the official UK album charts for the third week, denying the BEATLES a new record.

The reprints of Beatles of their classic collections 1967-1970 (known as the “Blue” album) and 1962-1966 (the “Red” album) finish at number 2 and number 3 respectively in the UK charts.


Despite missing number one, the Beatles maintain their record as the group with the most number 1 albums in the UK of all time, with 15 first places.


Chase & Statusthe London-based producer duo make their return to the official album charts with “2 RUFF, vol. 1” which debuts at number four, while at number five we find another new entry, that of the South African artist but resident in London Baby Queen who enters the charts with his debut album “Quarter Life Crisis”.

Other new entries in the English top ten are at number seven with i Passenger who on the occasion of the tenth anniversary republish “All the Little Lights” album which also features the presence of Sheeran, and on the tenth the New Order who enter the UK charts with the re-release of their historic 1987 collection “Substance”.


New number one among the UK singles with Jack Harlow who debuts at the top of the charts for the first time with his song “Lovin On Me”. Behind him another new entry with Dua Lipa and “Houdini”.


THE Beatles they reach the top of the vinyl album charts with the reissues of their albums, respectively: the blue album 1967-1970 at number one and the red album 1962-1966 at number two.


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