QOTSA soared to the top of the album chart with 'Villains', while Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' is this week's number one single
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QOTSA soared to the top of the album charts this week with their seventh studio LP ‘Villains’, clocking up 32,000 sales in its first week.
Elsewhere in this week’s album chart, The War On Drugs‘ new record ‘A Deeper Understanding’ notched the number three spot – a career-best in the UK for the Adam Granduciel-led band – while Pvris‘ second album ‘All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell’ went in at number four.
Swift, meanwhile, went straight to number one in the Official Singles Chart with her comeback single, ‘Look What You Made Me Do’.
The accomplishment is the artist’s first-ever UK number one single, with the track accumulating 30,000 downloads and 5.3 million streams in its opening week.
This week’s singles chart also marks the first all-female top three since October 2014. Back then, Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ was at number three, while Meghan Trainor’s ‘All About That Bass’ held off Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj’s ‘Bang Bang’ to claim the number one spot.
See this week’s full singles chart here.