Taylor Swift remained in Number One as the singer's reputation added to her best sales in 2017 with 256,000 additional copies in her second week on the Billboard 200.
After going to platinum in its opening week – and after another week withheld from broadcast services – Reputation sold 232,000 more traditional copies to stay in first place, making Swift the first female artist since Adele in January 2016 in spending two consecutive weeks in Number One Billboard reports.
Reputation was already the best-selling album of 2017 thanks to the sale of 1.2 million copies in its first week.
Just two more new albums, both releases of country music this week Top 10: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's first collaborative LP The Rest of Our Life opened on Number Two with 104,000 copies in total, while Garth Brooks & # 39; archival box set The Anthology: Part I, Th The first five years debuted at Number Four with 53,000 sales only physical.
Sam Smith The thrill of it all led the returnees to Number Three and 58,000 units. With the impending Christmas season, the 2016 release of Pentatonix A Pentatonix Christmas came out of its long hibernation to end the week at Number Five and 47,000 copies.
The later half of the Top 10 was driven by Pink & # 39; s Beautiful Trauma in Number Six, Maroon 5 & # 39; s Red Pill Blues in Number Seven Lil Uzi Vert & # 39; s Luz Is Rage in Number Eight, Ed. Sheeran Divide in Number Nine and Post Malone Stoney in Number 10.
Despite a wave of Christmas albums and Disney soundtracks, Reputation should hold on to Number One for the third consecutive week.