Charts analysis: Eminem holds off top rock Pauls - McCartney and Simon - to retain No.1 album

Only the fourth act to have four No.1 albums in the 2010s – the others are X Factor graduates Olly Murs and One Direction and X Factor judge Robbie Williams – Eminem retains pole position with Kamikaze, which suffers a comparatively small second week consumption decline of 35.12% to 35,761 units (including 18,094 from sales-equivalent streams), buoyed by its release on CD, which accounted for 11,254 sales.

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