BLACKPINK make historical past as BORN PINK hits Number one

BLACKPINK right this moment develop into the first-ever Okay-pop lady group to attain a Number one 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 thus far right here.

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

“Congratulations to BLACKPINK. Being any type of chart first is a document which may by no means be taken away, so for his or her new album BORN PINK to develop into the primary UK Official Number one by a Okay-pop lady group is a improbable achievement – and places them within the document books ceaselessly!”

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

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 unbiased document shops this week. Discover Suede’s intensive Official Chart historical past right here.

Talking to 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 may have been daunting, however the response to Autofiction has been each inspiring and humbling. We’d prefer to say thanks to followers previous and new, and are so delighted that the sentiments we’ve expressed by the emotional course of of creating this album have resonated with so many individuals.”

MORE: Discover Rina Sawayama’s Official Charts historical past to date

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

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

In the meantime, psychedelic rockers Pink Floyd see their 1977 document Animals return to the Prime 5 due to 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 eventually, Illinois export Lissie scores her fifth Prime 40 album thus far 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 Ceaselessly (16), 2016 launch My Wild West (16) and 2018 LP Castles (9).

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

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