One week after being overtaken by Drake and 21 Savage’s “Her Loss,” Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” has returned to the No. 1 spot atop the Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Nov. 26), claiming third nonconsecutive week at the peak.
According to Luminate and down 32 percent, the album sold 204,000 album equivalent units in the U.S. for the week ending Nov. 17. Billboard. The album reached No. 1 in the charts within its first two weeks. It slipped to No. 2 after that. 2. “Her Loss”’ first week, and now has returned.
According to the announcement “Midnights” is the first album to tally at least 200,000 units in each of its first four weeks of release since Adele’s “25,”This was nearly seven years ago. Of course, the news arrives at the end of a week when Swift was in headlines for reasons that no one except Ticketmaster’s competitors would hope for: The problem-plagued on-sale for her forthcoming “Eras”Tour saw millions of people (and robots) trying to get tickets at once. This led to a jammed Ticketmaster website, lengthy wait times and thousands of disappointed customers. Ticketmaster had to cancel the Friday general on-sale due to low ticket inventory.
Other Check out the albums Chart — which had not updated at the time of this article’s publication — ex-One Direction member Louis Tomlinson’s landed his highest-charting solo album to date with Faith in the Future landing at No. 5, Bruce Springsteen’s soul-covers collection “Only the Strong Survive”No. 8. And Nas scored his 16th top 10 album. “King’s Disease III”At No. 10.
Elsewhere in the top 10, Bad Bunny’s “Un Verano Sin Ti” rises 4-3, Lil Baby’s “It’s Only Me” does the obverse (3-4), and Morgan Wallen’s “Dangerous: The Double Album” and the Weeknd’s “The Highlights” hold at No. 6 and 7, respectively.