Midweek Chart: Rihanna outselling One Direction's first album

The Def Jam/Mercury artist's new album is currently around 6,000 ahead of fellow new release Up All Night by Syco's One Direction, while Official Charts Company figures suggest this coming Sunday's UK artist albums chart will be headed by three brand new albums as the RCA-issued Greatest Hits by Westlife is presently in third place.

While she is outperforming One Direction on album sales, Rihanna is unable to compete with another of the show's former finalists - Olly Murs - ...

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