Drake And 21 Savage Are Set To Dethrone Taylor Swift In The UK Albums Chart

After two weeks at the top of the UK Albums Chart, Taylor Swift’s golden run could be undone Drake and 21 Savage.

The hip-hop pairing leads midweek UK chart with Her loss (via OVO/Republic Records), their first collaborative collection.

If it holds its position, Her loss becomes Drake’s fifth leader, after Views (from 2016), Scorpion (2018), Dark Lane demo tape (2020), and Certified Lover Boy (2021), and Savage’s first.

Swift’s 10Th and latest album Midnights (EMI) falls 1-2 on the official chart update after a two-week stay at the summit. Although nothing is certain as the race enters the second half. Swift, meanwhile, is on her way to one third week in a row topped the Official UK Albums Chart with “Anti-Hero” leading the way midweek examination.

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Further down the album’s chart comes the Swedish folk duo First aid kit eye third spot with Palomino (Columbia), their fifth studio album. If it holds its course, Palomino will give the act (Johanna and Sara Söderberg) another top 5 effort, after 2018’s Ruins peaked at No. 3.

Close behind is Welsh entertainer Luke Evans’ A song for you (BMG), new at No. 4 on the midweek survey, for what would be a career-best chart position.

The top 5 on the burst chart is completed by prodigy’s third album The fat of the country (XL Recordings), which is being reissued to celebrate its 25th anniversaryTh anniversary. The set that gave way hits “Breathe”, “Firestarter” and “Smack My B**** Up” hit #1 on both sides of the Atlantic after its original release in 1997.

Veteran Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell could bag his 20th top 10 album I wish you all the best (DMG TV), new at No. 6 on the midweek survey, while Japanese-Australian singer-songwriter Joji (real name George Kosunoki Miller) was able to grab his second top 10, with Smithereens (12Tone Music) looks at a no. 8 arc.

Finally, Girl Power is back, as The Spice Girls1997 album Spiceworld (UMR/Virgin) hits the midweek chart at No. 12. The pop group’s second album debuted at No. 1 after its first release and is enjoying a boost thanks to the release of a 25Th anniversary edition.

All will be revealed when the official UK Albums Chart is released late Friday (November 11).

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