Midweek Charts update: Robbie Swings ahead of One Direction

Paul Williams

Robbie Williams has moved narrowly ahead of One Direction in a close battle to top this weekend's UK artist albums chart.

His Island album Swings Both Ways was by the end of Thursday around 1,200 sales ahead of the Syco boy band's Midnight Memories, which secured a second week at No 1 last Sunday and was leading during the early part of this week.

According to Official Charts Company data, sales of Swing Both Ways are up 44% on the ...

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