Charts Analysis: The Greatest Showman rules Christmas albums chart

A glorious year for the Motion Picture Cast Recording of The Greatest Showman continues with the album racking up its 23rd week at No.1, on best-yet consumption of 68,606 units (including 10,048 from sales-equivalent streams).

It thus matches the 21st century record for weeks at No.1, as set by Adele’s 21, joining that album in sixth place on the ‘most weeks at No.1’ list. But 21’s chart-topping exploits were spread over two years, while The Greatest Showman has ...

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