'Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ Powers to No. 1 In U.K.

Powers to No. 1 In U.K.

charts, as

Midnights (via EMI) clocks up exceptional first-week numbers for her 10th No

Midnights and

Arctic Monkeys The Car (Domino Recordings) fought an epic battle which, at the midnight point,

Midnights made

it a win for the ages and a personal best for TayTay

According to

data published by the Official Charts Company, Midnights notches 204,000 U

chart sales,

a volume that’s more than double her previous personal best of 90,300, for 2014’s 1989

1 albums,

she overtakes Madonna to set a new chart record, by doing so in faster succession than

It took

Swift just 10 years to achieve the feat, the time between her first leader with Red,

Also, Swift

overtakes Kylie Minogue for outright second place in the list of female artists with the

And Taylor

extends her lead as the female solo artist with the highest tally of No

1 on

the respective charts, Swift becomes the first female artist to complete the chart double in nine

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