Charts analysis: Greatest Showman set to surpass Adele's record-breaking run at top

It records its lowest weekly sales for nine weeks, but with consumption exceeding 20,000 copies for the 25th week in a row, The Motion Picture Cast Recording of The Greatest Showman is No.1 for the 21st time, and is now just two weeks behind matching the 21st century record of 23 weeks at No.1 set by Adele’s 21 in 2011/12.

As has happened several times during its domination of the chart, The Greatest Showman had to come from behind, not overhauling ...

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