BLACKPINK make historical past as BORN PINK hits #1


BLACKPINK at present grow to be the first-ever Ok-pop woman group to realize a #1 on the UK’s Official Albums Chart with BORN PINK.

The South Korean quartet, comprising Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé, declare the UK high spot for the primary time with their second LP, having beforehand peaked at Quantity 2 with 2020 launch The Album. Uncover BLACKPINK’s Official most-streamed songs within the UK up to now right here.

On BLACKPINK’s chart-topping success, Martin Talbot, Chief Govt, Official Charts Firm says:

“Congratulations to BLACKPINK. Being any form of chart first is a document which might by no means be taken away, so for his or her new album BORN PINK to grow to be the primary UK Official #1 by a Ok-pop woman group is a improbable achievement – and places them within the document books without end!”

MORE: See BLACKPINK’s full Official Charts historical past up to now

Suede make a welcome return to the Official Albums Chart this week, as ninth studio LP Autofiction debuts at Quantity 2 – the band’s highest chart place since 1999. The London-formed rock group, comprising Brett Anderson, Mat Osman, Simon Gilbert, Richard Oakes and Neil Codling, additionally declare the best-selling album in UK impartial document shops this week. Discover Suede’s intensive Official Chart historical past right here.

Chatting with on the document’s success, Suede’s Brett Anderson says:

“Releasing a brand new album with a brand new label in a brand new world might have been daunting, however the response to Autofiction has been each inspiring and humbling. We’d wish to say thanks to followers outdated and new, and are so delighted that the sentiments we’ve expressed via the emotional course of of constructing this album have resonated with so many individuals.”

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Japanese-British singer-songwriter Rina Sawayama scores a profession finest with second studio album Maintain The Woman at present (3). Rina’s 2020 critically-acclaimed debut, SAWAYAMA, peaked at Quantity 80. Maintain The Woman can also be the preferred vinyl launch of the week, topping the Official Vinyl Albums Chart.

At Quantity 4, Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford claims his first-ever solo High 5 album with (self-titled). It turns into the British-American singer-songwriter’s fifth High 5 LP throughout his  profession.

In the meantime, psychedelic rockers Pink Floyd see their 1977 document Animals return to the High 5 because of a long-awaited reissue; Animals (2018 Remix) (5). The album peaked at Quantity 2 upon its unique launch. Animals additionally locations at Quantity 3 on this week’s Official Vinyl Albums Chart.

And at last, Illinois export Lissie scores her fifth High 40 album up to now with Carving Canyons (30). The singer-songwriter, born Elisabeth Corrin Marcus, beforehand loved success with 2010 debut Catching A Tiger (12), 2013’s Again To Endlessly (16), 2016 launch My Wild West (16) and 2018 LP Castles (9).

See this week’s Official Albums Chart High 100 right here from 5.45pm.



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