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U.K.CHARTS: FOLKLORE HOLDS AT #1
8/14/20

Taylor Swift’s Folklore (EMI) has claimed a third week at #1 on the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart while Joel Corry f/MNEK’s "Head & Heart" (Asylum) logs its strongest sales yet to remain on top for a fourth week.

Folklore finished 6,000 sales ahead of Glass AnimalsDreamland (Polydor), which enters at #2 and gives the band a career peak. Deep Purple’s Whoosh! (Ear Music) is also new in the Top 5 at #4—their highest chart position in 40 years.

Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia (Warner) climbs three slots to #7 following a surge in streams as fans gear up for Club Future Nostalgia: The Remix Album to be released next week. Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours (Warner Records) flies up 10 places to #11—its highest chart placing since 2014.

Further down, BTS debut at #35 with Map of the Soul: 7 – The Journey (Virgin).

On the U.K.'s Official Singles Chart, “Head & Heart” notched 81,000 sales, including 9.9m streams, to remain on top. Cardi B and Megan Three Stallion have the highest new entry with “WAP” (Atlantic) at #4.

“Mood Swings” by Pop Smoke f/Lil Tjay (Republic) lifts eight places to #8, and Swedish duo Jubel edges ever closer to the Top 10 with their dance re-work of King Harvest’s “Dancing In The Moonlight” f/Neimy (Good Soldier), up one place to #11.

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