Charts Analysis: Greatest Showman rules albums again, breaks Adele's record

The No.1 album of the week and the No.1 album of the year is the Motion Picture Cast Recording of The Greatest Showman. Topping the chart for the third time in a row, and the 24th time in total, it sold a further 61,328 copies last week (including 12,185 from streams) to raise its overall sales to 1,628,927, of which all but the first 7,021 have occurred in 2018.

Released in December 2017, the album got off to a ...

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