The ‘Cardigan’ singer becomes the fifth female artist to score fifth consecutive album chart topper in the U.K., following Madonna, Barbra Streisand, and Celine Dion.
Taylor Swift has made U.K. chart history after taking her surprise new album to the top of the countdown.
“Folklore” becomes the singer’s fifth consecutive chart-topper, making her only the fifth female artist to achieve the feat, following in the footsteps of Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Barbra Streisand, and Celine Dion.
Swift beats Irish pop star Ronan Keating to number one – his latest release, “Twenty Twenty“, enters at two, ahead of tragic rapper Pop Smoke‘s posthumous debut, “Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon“, which holds steady at three.
Meanwhile, Joel Corry and MNEK lead an unchanged top three on the Official Singles Chart with their summer dance anthem “Head & Heart”.