Katy Perry battling for UK albums and singles chart takeover

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She's up against 'X Factor' reject Olly Murs in the UK Singles Chart

Katy Perry could hold the Number One positions in both the UK singles and albums charts this Sunday (September 5).

The singer’s new album ‘Teenage Dream’ is currently on top of the albums chart according to midweek sales figures, outselling other new entries by Disturbed (‘Asylum’) and The Pretty Reckless (‘Light Me Up’).

Meanwhile, Perry‘s new single, also called ‘Teenage Dream’, is currently at Number Two in the UK singles chart.

Former X Factor contestant Olly Murs is holding her off the top spot at present with ‘Please Don’t Let Me Go’.

Check NME at 7pm (BST) this Sunday for the full rundown of this week’s charts.