Official Charts Analysis: Barbra Streisand topples Frank Ocean to take No.1 spot

Dolly Parton missed out on becoming the first female septuagenarian to have a No.1 studio album last week, when her Pure & Simple set was runner-up to Frank Ocean's Blond. But Barbra Streisand is not to be denied, scoring her seventh No.1 album with Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway more than four months after her 74th birthday.

Debuting atop the list on sales of 19,778 copies (including just 55 from streams), Encore is a collection of duets, and is the ...

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