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Taylor Swift Holds Strong: “The Tortured Poets Department” Reigns at UK Number 1 for Second Week

by Jonathan Currinn
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Taylor Swift continues to dominate the UK Official Albums Chart with her latest release, “The Tortured Poets Department”, securing the Number 1 spot for a second consecutive week. The album’s sustained success marks Swift’s fifth studio LP to spend more than one week at the top of the chart, solidifying her position as a chart-topping superstar.

In a week filled with notable album debuts and climbs, Taylor Swift’s stronghold at Number 1 faced stiff competition from legendary synth-pop duo Pet Shop Boys, whose 15th studio album, “nonetheless”, made an impressive debut at Number 2. This marks Pet Shop Boys’ highest-charting album in over three decades, showcasing their enduring popularity in the music scene.

Meanwhile, alt-pop artist St. Vincent, real name Anne Erin Clark, secured her third Top 10 album with “All Born Screaming”, landing at Number 3, while The Zutons made a strong return to the charts with their first studio release in 16 years. “The Big Decider” claimed the Number 5 spot and marked their fourth Top 10 album.

Jess Glynne, whose album “JESS” debuted at Number 6, added another Top 10 success to her chart-topping career. Additionally, Icelandic singer-songwriter Laufey saw a remarkable surge in her album “Bewitched” due to a deluxe Goddess Edition reissue, reaching a career-best position at Number 13.

Official album artwork for "The Tortured Poets Department" which sees a light cover with a black and white photo of Taylor Swift lying on a bed.

Luke Hemmings of 5 Seconds of Summer achieved a solo career-best with his EP “boy”, climbing to Number 22. Canadian artist PARTYNEXTDOOR continued his UK success with “PARTYNEXTDOOR 4 (PT4)”, earning his third Top 40 record. Teddy Swims also made waves on the chart, with “I’ve Tried Everything But Therapy (Part 1)” climbing an incredible 62 spots to Number 33 following a deluxe reissue.

In the mix of impressive new entries and rises, French electronic duo Justice achieved a career milestone with their album “Hyperdrama”, securing their second Top 40 placement and reaching a personal best at Number 34 on the chart.

Taylor Swift’s continued chart-topping success with “The Tortured Poets Department” underscores her enduring popularity and influence in the music industry, with fans eagerly anticipating her next move as she continues to make waves on the Official Albums Chart. She’s got tough competition next week as Dua Lipa releases her brand-new album “Radical Optimism”.

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