Fearless (Taylor’s Model) has a lead of 11,000 chart gross sales on at this time’s Official Chart Replace (April 12), with probably the most paid-for gross sales and album streams up to now this week.
The unique 2008 model of Fearless was Taylor’s breakthrough launch within the UK, peaking at Quantity 5, in addition to #1 on the Official Nation Albums Chart.
Ought to Taylor proceed her momentum, Fearless (Taylor’s Model) will grow to be her third UK #1 album within the house of simply over eight months following her two surprise-released lockdown albums in 2020 Folklore and Evermore. Her earlier 4 #1 albums have been Purple (2012), 1989 (2014), Repute (2017), and Lover (2019).
A seventh #1 album would see Taylor vault into third place amongst feminine artists with probably the most UK chart-topping albums behind Madonna (12) and Kylie Minogue (8).
Following its vinyl launch, Ariana Grande’s fourth #1 album Positions is on observe to return to the Prime 40 at 2, whereas French composer and producer Jean-Michel Jarre is heading for his highest-charting album since 1988 with Amazonia at 4.
Following his dying aged 50 final Friday after struggling a coronary heart assault, two biggest hits collections from US rapper DMX may enter the Prime 10 for the primary time; The Finest Of is at Quantity 6, whereas The Definition of X: The Decide of the Litter is at Quantity 10.
American hip hop collective Brockhampton are in pursuit of a 3rd Prime 20 placement with their sixth album Roadrunner: New Gentle, New Machine (20), whereas London indie rock band Flyte are flying in direction of their first Prime 40 album with their second file This Is Actually Going To Damage (25).
Additionally on the cusp of getting into this week’s Prime 40 are American rock band Low-cost Trick with In One other World at 34, and Bournemouth prog group Large Large Practice, with a reissue of their 2009 album The Underfall Yard at 37.