Taylor Swift holds top spot in album chart

Taylor Swift has held onto her throne atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week.

Swift's "Reputation" record sold another 147,000 album units in the week ending November 30, according to figures from Nielsen Music.

The Billboard 200 chart tallies units from album sales, song sales and streaming activity.

On the Digital Songs chart, which measures online single sales, Ed Sheeran's love song "Perfect" climbed to No. 1 from No. 3 with nearly 60,000 copies sold.

The singer released a new version of "Perfect" on December 1, in which he duets with Beyonce. As of Monday, the song is at the top of the US iTunes chart and has been viewed nearly 22 million times on YouTube.

Taylor Swift will tour Australian in 2018.

Taylor Swift will tour Australian in 2018.