Official Charts Analysis: Beyoncé denies Prince No.1 album

Released without prior notice on Saturday, Beyoncé's sixth solo studio album, Lemonade sparkles straight to No.1, ending the possibility of an all-Prince Top 3 that would otherwise have materialised in the first full week since his death. Featuring 12 new songs, all of which Beyoncé co-wrote, Lemonade includes samples from acts as diverse as King Crimson, Andy Williams and Puerto Rican psych-rockers Kaleidoscope, and has thus far dropped only in digital audio form, accompanied by a lengthier visual equivalent, and ...

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